Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Key Findings: National Prevalence of ADHD and Treatment: New statistics for children and adolescents, 2016
- 6 out of 10 (62%) were taking medication for their ADHD, and represent 1 out of 20 of all U.S. children;
- Just under half (47%) received any behavioral treatment for their ADHD in the past year. Among the youngest children (2-5 years of age), the number increased to over half (60%);
- Nearly two-thirds (64%) also had another mental, emotional, or behavioral disorder, such as conduct disorder, anxiety, depression, autism, and Tourette syndrome.