ADHD Psychiatrists in Maine

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Stephanie Johnson PMHNP, LLC
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNPBC, MSN, BSN
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
South Berwick, ME 03908
Treatment of Children and Adolescents. I am a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner who specializes in the treatment of children and adolescents with various concerns including, but not limited to depression, anxiety, ADHD, and autism.
Treatment of Children and Adolescents. I am a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner who specializes in the treatment of children and adolescents with various concerns including, but not limited to depression, anxiety, ADHD, and autism.
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Dr. Nicolas Sikaczowski
Psychiatrist
Verified Verified
Saco, ME 04072
I'm an Adult & Child Psychiatrist accepting new patients, with same month availability! I provide medication management and CBT for children, teens, and adults in Saco/Biddeford and am one of few greater Board-Certified Portland Maine Child Psychiatrists. I completed 5 years of residency/fellowship training in General and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry after completing medical school. I provide unrushed, evidence-based treatment. I allocate 90 minutes for intake appointments and 30 minutes for follow-up visits as well as communication via direct message. I commonly treat ADHD, depression, anxiety, OCD, bipolar, & psychotic disorders.
I'm an Adult & Child Psychiatrist accepting new patients, with same month availability! I provide medication management and CBT for children, teens, and adults in Saco/Biddeford and am one of few greater Board-Certified Portland Maine Child Psychiatrists. I completed 5 years of residency/fellowship training in General and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry after completing medical school. I provide unrushed, evidence-based treatment. I allocate 90 minutes for intake appointments and 30 minutes for follow-up visits as well as communication via direct message. I commonly treat ADHD, depression, anxiety, OCD, bipolar, & psychotic disorders.
(207) 690-6306 View (207) 690-6306
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Julie Smith
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APRN, PMHNP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Yarmouth, ME 04096
My focus encompasses ADHD, anxiety, depression, eating disorders, bipolar disorder, panic disorder, and addictive disorders in adolescents and adults.
As a Board Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, I specialize in medication management, offering a personalized experience that integrates the latest evidence-based approaches to support you on your journey to health and well-being. My goal is not only to aid in stabilization and recovery but also to witness your flourishing and thriving. I take a holistic approach to treatment, conducting comprehensive evaluations and establishing a clear diagnostic framework, all while considering the impact of social, cultural, interpersonal, and financial influence.
My focus encompasses ADHD, anxiety, depression, eating disorders, bipolar disorder, panic disorder, and addictive disorders in adolescents and adults.
As a Board Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, I specialize in medication management, offering a personalized experience that integrates the latest evidence-based approaches to support you on your journey to health and well-being. My goal is not only to aid in stabilization and recovery but also to witness your flourishing and thriving. I take a holistic approach to treatment, conducting comprehensive evaluations and establishing a clear diagnostic framework, all while considering the impact of social, cultural, interpersonal, and financial influence.
(207) 614-2845 View (207) 614-2845
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Scott M. Albin
Psychiatrist, DO
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Yarmouth, ME 04096
Albin has additional subspecialty interest in the treatment of ADHD, Autism, Learning Disabilities, Anxiety, Depression, Substance Abuse Disorders, and Eating Disorders.
Dr. Albin is a Board Certified in Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatrist. He completed his residency and fellowship at the Mayo Clinic, and currently provides evaluation and management of mental health issues with psychotherapy and medication management in private practice.
Albin has additional subspecialty interest in the treatment of ADHD, Autism, Learning Disabilities, Anxiety, Depression, Substance Abuse Disorders, and Eating Disorders.
Dr. Albin is a Board Certified in Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatrist. He completed his residency and fellowship at the Mayo Clinic, and currently provides evaluation and management of mental health issues with psychotherapy and medication management in private practice.
(207) 271-9621 View (207) 271-9621
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Kevin DiCesare
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified Verified
Portland, ME 04101
Dr. Kevin DiCesare is a board-certified psychiatrist, treating adults. He received his undergraduate degree at Harvard University, his medical degree at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, and then went on to train at Maine Medical Center for his psychiatric residency. He has 22 years of expertise in diagnosing and treating psychiatric conditions, including depression, anxiety, Bipolar spectrum disorders, adjustment problems, ADHD and other disorders.
Dr. Kevin DiCesare is a board-certified psychiatrist, treating adults. He received his undergraduate degree at Harvard University, his medical degree at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, and then went on to train at Maine Medical Center for his psychiatric residency. He has 22 years of expertise in diagnosing and treating psychiatric conditions, including depression, anxiety, Bipolar spectrum disorders, adjustment problems, ADHD and other disorders.
(207) 770-6756 View (207) 770-6756
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At Your Service Psychiatry, PLLC
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, DNP
Verified Verified
Scarborough, ME 04074
Schedule online: go to AtYourServicePsychiatry.com and click "get started" to see appointment times available. Online telepsychiatry with medications sent right to your local pharmacy. This telepsychiatry practice focuses on caring for you from your home or office, with visits from a smartphone, tablet, or computer. With over a decade of psychiatry experience, we care for people with ADHD, depression, anxiety, bipolar 1 and 2, PTSD, OCD, insomnia, postpartum depression, and various conditions. Telepsychiatry has given people with agoraphobia a way to heal. Stay home, stay well, but still get care.
Schedule online: go to AtYourServicePsychiatry.com and click "get started" to see appointment times available. Online telepsychiatry with medications sent right to your local pharmacy. This telepsychiatry practice focuses on caring for you from your home or office, with visits from a smartphone, tablet, or computer. With over a decade of psychiatry experience, we care for people with ADHD, depression, anxiety, bipolar 1 and 2, PTSD, OCD, insomnia, postpartum depression, and various conditions. Telepsychiatry has given people with agoraphobia a way to heal. Stay home, stay well, but still get care.
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Kwick Care Pllc
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP
Verified Verified
Kennebunk, ME 04043  (Online Only)
My ideal client seeks medication management primarily. They have specific mental health concerns like SUD, anxiety, depression, or ADHD. They want an experienced, empathetic provider who can effectively manage their symptoms and enhance their well-being. They value expertise and are motivated to regain control of their mental health. They recognize that medication can offer relief and improved functioning, and they seek a personalized medication plan and supportive guidance to lead a better quality of life.
My ideal client seeks medication management primarily. They have specific mental health concerns like SUD, anxiety, depression, or ADHD. They want an experienced, empathetic provider who can effectively manage their symptoms and enhance their well-being. They value expertise and are motivated to regain control of their mental health. They recognize that medication can offer relief and improved functioning, and they seek a personalized medication plan and supportive guidance to lead a better quality of life.
(207) 367-4712 View (207) 367-4712
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Andrea Michaelena Lopez
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, CRNP, PMHNP
Verified Verified
Blue Hill, ME 04614
I'm comfortable treating clients including those with trauma, anxiety, panic, mood disorders, ADHD, eating disorders, and PMDD. I have worked with people from various backgrounds including high-profile clients with an increased need for privacy. My ideal client is proactive and engaged in their mental health care and is focused on mental wellness. Medication management can include a holistic and natural plan of care as appropriate. Primarily telehealth for MD & ME. NOTE: Stimulant-based ADHD treatment is not provided without neuropsychological or school-based testing completed over the past 3 years.
I'm comfortable treating clients including those with trauma, anxiety, panic, mood disorders, ADHD, eating disorders, and PMDD. I have worked with people from various backgrounds including high-profile clients with an increased need for privacy. My ideal client is proactive and engaged in their mental health care and is focused on mental wellness. Medication management can include a holistic and natural plan of care as appropriate. Primarily telehealth for MD & ME. NOTE: Stimulant-based ADHD treatment is not provided without neuropsychological or school-based testing completed over the past 3 years.
(207) 808-7728 View (207) 808-7728
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Balance Psychiatric Services
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, CRNP, PMHNP
Verified Verified
Portland, ME 04101  (Online Only)
We understand that you are coming to us at one of the most vulnerable and difficult times in your life. We will listen to your concerns without judgement and offer a safe space to overcome your unique challenges. We are here to help if you are struggling with overwhelming feelings of sadness, irritability, anxious thoughts, or chaotic shifts in your mood. We can assess for ADHD if you feel unable to focus or struggle with completing tasks without distraction. We are experienced in providing trauma informed care.
We understand that you are coming to us at one of the most vulnerable and difficult times in your life. We will listen to your concerns without judgement and offer a safe space to overcome your unique challenges. We are here to help if you are struggling with overwhelming feelings of sadness, irritability, anxious thoughts, or chaotic shifts in your mood. We can assess for ADHD if you feel unable to focus or struggle with completing tasks without distraction. We are experienced in providing trauma informed care.
(207) 739-4059 View (207) 739-4059
Psychiatry of Maine
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified Verified
Freeport, ME 04032  (Online Only)
I am a Board Certified Psychiatrist specializing in Child/Adolescent Psychiatry and Adult Psychiatry. My services include the diagnosis and treatment of all mental illnesses in children/adolescents/adult including but not limited to ADHD, Depression, OCD, Anxiety, Autism Spectrum, Bipolar Disorder, Personality Disorder and PTSD. I am also interested in treating women who are pregnant/postpartum and nursing. I am comfortable in the setting of treating co-morbid medical and psychiatric concerns. I only utilize medication when necessary.
I am a Board Certified Psychiatrist specializing in Child/Adolescent Psychiatry and Adult Psychiatry. My services include the diagnosis and treatment of all mental illnesses in children/adolescents/adult including but not limited to ADHD, Depression, OCD, Anxiety, Autism Spectrum, Bipolar Disorder, Personality Disorder and PTSD. I am also interested in treating women who are pregnant/postpartum and nursing. I am comfortable in the setting of treating co-morbid medical and psychiatric concerns. I only utilize medication when necessary.
(207) 230-6411 View (207) 230-6411
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Mark Shaughnessy
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP
Verified Verified
Scarborough, ME 04074
I have been practicing as a psychiatric nurse practitioner for more than 20 years. I employ evidence based treatments to serve adults with depression, anxiety, panic disorder, OCD, bipolar disorder, psychosis, PTSD, ADHD, and other conditions. Medication management is a substantial focus of my practice, but I also offer psychotherapy in the setting of a 30 minute visit or in the more traditional 45 minute session.
I have been practicing as a psychiatric nurse practitioner for more than 20 years. I employ evidence based treatments to serve adults with depression, anxiety, panic disorder, OCD, bipolar disorder, psychosis, PTSD, ADHD, and other conditions. Medication management is a substantial focus of my practice, but I also offer psychotherapy in the setting of a 30 minute visit or in the more traditional 45 minute session.
(207) 358-3975 View (207) 358-3975
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Integrative Psychiatry of Maine, Linda Sillars
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, AMHNP-B
Verified Verified
Saco, ME 04072
I am a Psychotherapist and Medication Management Specialists with 30 years experience in psychiatry, 17 of those as a Nurse Practitioner. I specialize in treating patients with ADHD, Anxiety, Depression, Insomnia, Mood Disorders and PTSD.
I am a Psychotherapist and Medication Management Specialists with 30 years experience in psychiatry, 17 of those as a Nurse Practitioner. I specialize in treating patients with ADHD, Anxiety, Depression, Insomnia, Mood Disorders and PTSD.
(207) 560-4115 View (207) 560-4115
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Empower Psychiatry Solutions
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified Verified
Scarborough, ME 04074
I treat mental illness including but not limited to bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, PTSD, major depression, OCD, anxiety, ADHD.
No matter where you are on your mental health recovery journey, Empower Psychiatry Solutions, PLLC is here for you. Let us help you identify and take steps towards achieving your goals, starting today. Our vision: a world where mental health care is prioritized for all, free from stigma, patient-centered, evidence based, integrative and holistic. Our mission: mental health care that is personalized, empathic, warm, and holds you in the highest and most positive regard at all times, free from judgment.
I treat mental illness including but not limited to bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, PTSD, major depression, OCD, anxiety, ADHD.
No matter where you are on your mental health recovery journey, Empower Psychiatry Solutions, PLLC is here for you. Let us help you identify and take steps towards achieving your goals, starting today. Our vision: a world where mental health care is prioritized for all, free from stigma, patient-centered, evidence based, integrative and holistic. Our mission: mental health care that is personalized, empathic, warm, and holds you in the highest and most positive regard at all times, free from judgment.
(207) 483-5162 View (207) 483-5162
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Courtney McClendon
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, NP
Verified Verified
Bangor, ME 04401
Accepting new clients of all ages! Embracing mental health care is not just about managing symptoms—it’s a pathway to understanding oneself, cultivating resilience, and developing coping strategies for life's challenges. I am Heather McClendon, APRN, PMHNP-BC - I work with all patients aged 6 and up, providing psychiatric evaluations, diagnosis, brief psychotherapy, and psychotropic medication management. Specialties include, but are not limited to; depression disorders, anxiety disorders, ADHD, sleep disorders, bipolar disorders, schizophrenia and more.
Accepting new clients of all ages! Embracing mental health care is not just about managing symptoms—it’s a pathway to understanding oneself, cultivating resilience, and developing coping strategies for life's challenges. I am Heather McClendon, APRN, PMHNP-BC - I work with all patients aged 6 and up, providing psychiatric evaluations, diagnosis, brief psychotherapy, and psychotropic medication management. Specialties include, but are not limited to; depression disorders, anxiety disorders, ADHD, sleep disorders, bipolar disorders, schizophrenia and more.
(207) 305-3648 View (207) 305-3648
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Art of Wellness Mental Health Care, LLC
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Verified Verified
Passadumkeag, ME 04475  (Online Only)
I offer ADHD diagnosis and treatment.
Tele-Psych medication management. Are you struggling to make it to appointments? Life is busy and I am here to help with convenient, virtual, personalized care that ensures well-being. Jennifer Ferguson is a distinguished psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner, who has graduated with honors. With over a decade in healthcare, she adeptly treats diverse mental health issues, prioritizing patient satisfaction. Passionate about accessible, affordable care, she values the therapeutic bond, respecting each client's uniqueness, regardless of background.
I offer ADHD diagnosis and treatment.
Tele-Psych medication management. Are you struggling to make it to appointments? Life is busy and I am here to help with convenient, virtual, personalized care that ensures well-being. Jennifer Ferguson is a distinguished psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner, who has graduated with honors. With over a decade in healthcare, she adeptly treats diverse mental health issues, prioritizing patient satisfaction. Passionate about accessible, affordable care, she values the therapeutic bond, respecting each client's uniqueness, regardless of background.
(207) 492-7456 View (207) 492-7456
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Stephen Morley
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, BC
Verified Verified
York, ME 03909
He specializes in the treatment of Depression, Anxiety, ADHD, PTSD, OCD, Panic Disorder, Social Anxiety and most other mental health disorders.
Stephen Morley is a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Licensed in both Maine and New Hampshire, Stephen works with virtually all ages—from mid-adolescents to adults—and offers his patients both in-office and remote teletherapy options. With a true affinity for the humanistic, health-promoting principles of nursing, Stephen is dedicated to providing each client with compassionate, supportive care. He strives to create a collaborative healthcare experience for every client, offering holistic, patient-centered care that respects and supports individual autonomy.
He specializes in the treatment of Depression, Anxiety, ADHD, PTSD, OCD, Panic Disorder, Social Anxiety and most other mental health disorders.
Stephen Morley is a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Licensed in both Maine and New Hampshire, Stephen works with virtually all ages—from mid-adolescents to adults—and offers his patients both in-office and remote teletherapy options. With a true affinity for the humanistic, health-promoting principles of nursing, Stephen is dedicated to providing each client with compassionate, supportive care. He strives to create a collaborative healthcare experience for every client, offering holistic, patient-centered care that respects and supports individual autonomy.
(207) 218-0029 View (207) 218-0029
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Jeremy Spiegel
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified Verified
Portland, ME 04101
Jeremy Spiegel, MD, is available for psychiatric evaluations and medication management at his Portland, Maine office at Casco Bay Medical. He specializes in treatment of ADHD, anxiety, depression, PTSD, OCD, Panic Disorder, Social Anxiety and most other psychiatric disorders and conditions. New Treatment Offering: Brief Psychotherapy. Dr. Spiegel, as psychotherapist and collaborative problem solver, can help address your core psychological problem with weekly virtual visits over 12 sessions. Call the office for more details to see if you may be a candidate for this exciting approach.
Jeremy Spiegel, MD, is available for psychiatric evaluations and medication management at his Portland, Maine office at Casco Bay Medical. He specializes in treatment of ADHD, anxiety, depression, PTSD, OCD, Panic Disorder, Social Anxiety and most other psychiatric disorders and conditions. New Treatment Offering: Brief Psychotherapy. Dr. Spiegel, as psychotherapist and collaborative problem solver, can help address your core psychological problem with weekly virtual visits over 12 sessions. Call the office for more details to see if you may be a candidate for this exciting approach.
(207) 808-7352 View (207) 808-7352
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Arbor Psychiatry Pllc
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, MS,
Verified Verified
Orono, ME 04473
I believe that everyone has a right to transparent and caring mental health treatment. Mental health is just as important as physical health and often there is significant overlap, when the mind is not healthy the body suffers. I have experience working with children and adults, in both inpatient and outpatient settings. I work with patients on a variety of concerns: anxiety, depression, bipolar, PTSD, ADHD, grief, addiction as well as other disorders. I believe that with support and guidance mental illness should not hold back anyone from living a fulfilling and happy life. I offer both in-person and telehealth.
I believe that everyone has a right to transparent and caring mental health treatment. Mental health is just as important as physical health and often there is significant overlap, when the mind is not healthy the body suffers. I have experience working with children and adults, in both inpatient and outpatient settings. I work with patients on a variety of concerns: anxiety, depression, bipolar, PTSD, ADHD, grief, addiction as well as other disorders. I believe that with support and guidance mental illness should not hold back anyone from living a fulfilling and happy life. I offer both in-person and telehealth.
(207) 204-8453 View (207) 204-8453
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Julia Gallant
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APRN, PMHNP
Verified Verified
Bangor, ME 04401  (Online Only)
Welcome to Eastern Sky Wellness, a telepsychiatry practice for adult residents of Maine. I offer diagnostic and medication services for adults with conditions such as anxiety, depression, trauma, bipolar spectrum, and ADHD. Clients who come to me are often feeling overwhelmed, stressed, and are looking for support. They might be on medication that isn't working and want another opinion, or perhaps want to explore the idea of discontinuing current long-term medication(s). Many are doing well with their medication and just need a new prescriber. Regardless, everyone wants to feel and function at their best.
Welcome to Eastern Sky Wellness, a telepsychiatry practice for adult residents of Maine. I offer diagnostic and medication services for adults with conditions such as anxiety, depression, trauma, bipolar spectrum, and ADHD. Clients who come to me are often feeling overwhelmed, stressed, and are looking for support. They might be on medication that isn't working and want another opinion, or perhaps want to explore the idea of discontinuing current long-term medication(s). Many are doing well with their medication and just need a new prescriber. Regardless, everyone wants to feel and function at their best.
(207) 436-8941 View (207) 436-8941
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Acadia Psychiatry
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, CRNA, PMHNP, APRN
Verified Verified
Mount Desert, ME 04660
Common conditions: ADHD, Anxiety, OCD, Eating Disorders, Trauma, PTSD, Depression, Mood Disorders, Personality Disorders, Bipolar Type I & II, Peri-partum Mental Health- PPD, PPA, Postpartum Psychosis.
Now accepting and In-Network with Blue Cross Blue Shield/Anthem, Aetna, Cigna, MaineCare, United Healthcare/Optum, Magellan, Community Health Options, Medicare Part B. Email me to book your appointment. We can meet for an initial intake appointment lasting 1 hr- 1.5 hrs (In-Person) or do tele-health to discuss what you are experiencing. I believe in working with my clients as a team to accomplish and work towards meeting your mental health goals. Follow-up appointments are 30 minutes long and can be in person or via tele-health if you are in the state of Maine or Washington state.
Common conditions: ADHD, Anxiety, OCD, Eating Disorders, Trauma, PTSD, Depression, Mood Disorders, Personality Disorders, Bipolar Type I & II, Peri-partum Mental Health- PPD, PPA, Postpartum Psychosis.
Now accepting and In-Network with Blue Cross Blue Shield/Anthem, Aetna, Cigna, MaineCare, United Healthcare/Optum, Magellan, Community Health Options, Medicare Part B. Email me to book your appointment. We can meet for an initial intake appointment lasting 1 hr- 1.5 hrs (In-Person) or do tele-health to discuss what you are experiencing. I believe in working with my clients as a team to accomplish and work towards meeting your mental health goals. Follow-up appointments are 30 minutes long and can be in person or via tele-health if you are in the state of Maine or Washington state.
(207) 803-6941 View (207) 803-6941
ADHD Psychiatrists

When should I seek treatment for ADHD?

You should seek treatment for ADHD if you consistently have difficulty with attention, hyperactivity, or impulsivity that interferes with your daily life. Symptoms of ADHD include the inability to sustain attention during tasks, difficulty organizing tasks and activities, being easily distracted, frequent fidgeting or squirming, and talking or interrupting excessively. If these symptoms interfere with your career, academics, or relationships—for example, consistently failing to complete professional projects on time—you should seek an evaluation for ADHD.

How does treatment for ADHD work?

Effective treatment for ADHD often consists of medication, behavioral therapy, and lifestyle changes. Stimulant medications such as Adderall and Ritalin work by altering levels of neurotransmitters in the brain; higher levels of dopamine and norepinephrine are known to improve attention and focus. Therapy works by helping people with ADHD understand the condition, discuss their areas of difficulty, and develop behavioral strategies to manage their symptoms. In some cases, modifying one’s diet and exercise can also help improve symptoms.

Are there specific medications for ADHD?

Medications to treat ADHD are generally stimulants, the most common are Adderall and Ritalin. There are two categories of stimulants: Amphetamines include Adderall, Dyanavel, Vyvanse, and Dexedrine, and methylphenidates include Ritalin, Concerta, Daytrana, Focalin, Quillichew, Quillivant, and Metadate. Non-stimulants and antidepressants may be used as an alternative if stimulants aren’t effective or viable for a particular patient.

How long does treatment for ADHD take?

It’s tough to give an exact time frame because everyone varies. In terms of medications, stimulants begin to work very soon after you take them, generally within the hour. It may take time to identify the right medication and dosage, but the medication itself is fast-acting. In terms of therapy, it takes time to develop skills and put them into practice, but you will likely see improvements within a few weeks or months.