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Therapy sessions denied for ADHD son; only offered a new medication

Published Monday, September 12, 2022

Sought psychiatry for my son who has ADHD and was medicated on adderall. He was having an extremely negative reaction causing thoughts of self-harm along with hallucinations. I wanted him off the medication and for him to receive therapy sessions because just going off the medication or changing it wasn’t going to undo where he was psychologically. They offered a new medication and that was it.

El Dorado Hills