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​Conditions Mistaken for ADHD

At times, everyone has problems with staying focused. People also can act impulsively or be hyperactive. People with ADHD struggle to control these behaviors on a regular basis.

ADHD vs. Learning Disabilities

Individuals with learning disabilities may seem inattentive at school and disorganized. However, they may have problems processing information as quickly as others or have a reading disorder and may stop trying to “catch up” with their classmates. People with ADHD often struggle in school but their problem is related to focus and organization, not necessarily just processing delays.

Contact Us

If you or someone you know may have ADHD, get help today.

Call our centralized intake at 412-246-6668 to be scheduled for an evaluation at one of our UPMC Western Psychiatric outpatient locations. We offer ADHD services for children, adolescents, and young adults ages 5 to 25.

UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh provides care and resources for children with disabilities.

Are you or a loved one in crisis?

Crisis support services for Allegheny County residents is available by calling resolve Crisis Services at 1-888-7-YOU-CAN (1-888-796-8226).