Attention for ADHD: 9 Key Facts

Speak Up for Kids!

To spread the word about the signs of ADHD and other common psychiatric and learning disorders, Child Mind Institute (CMI) is partnering with Parents and other mental-health organizations on a national campaign called Speak Up for Kids. During National Children's Mental Health Awareness Week (May 6 through 12), local child and adolescent mental-health professionals will hold talks in communities across the nation. Topics include bullying and managing difficult behavior. "The formula is simple: Mental-health experts plus parents and educators equals more help for our children," says CMI president and Parents advisor Harold Koplewicz, M.D. Find an event near you at

Originally published in the May 2012 issue of Parents magazine.

All content on this Web site, including medical opinion and any other health-related information, is for informational purposes only and should not be considered to be a specific diagnosis or treatment plan for any individual situation. Use of this site and the information contained herein does not create a doctor-patient relationship. Always seek the direct advice of your own doctor in connection with any questions or issues you may have regarding your own health or the health of others.

Related Features:

Parents Are Talking

Add a Comment