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What do You Wish You'd Learned Earlier about ADHD?

 I'm Nick, originally from Green Bay, WI and now residing in Madison, WI.  I'm 33 right now, though I wasn't diagnosed until I was 29 with ADHD. I won't bore you with my whole story, but I was once a comedian and now I've settled into a different role that is a lot more ADHD friendly in my work life. In my spare time, I teach a course on ADHD at the University of Wisconsin.I consume a lot of material on ADHD - every day I try to read at least 30 pages in a book on ADHD or consume some resource…See More
Jan 28, 2011
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Trouble Getting the Doctor to See ADHD as a root cause of Depression.

I rode along to play the role of a moral supporter today as a friend took a big step in her relatively new ADHD journey. To set the stage - she's a great woman, but ran into some trouble a few years ago during a particularly isolated Wisconsin winter and was diagnosed with atypical depression.  She was put on Wellbutrin and it had some positive effects.  She's mostly thought of herself as depressed these last couple of years.  In getting to know her, she's told me some things about her life…See More
Jan 19, 2011
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Interesting Audiobooks

I had a chance to read Robert Whitaker's Anatomy of An Epidemic not too long ago and I'll say it really has given me some insight into ADHD and the way I treat it (30 mg Adderall XR 2x a day).  I kind of like the medication…See More
Jan 18, 2011
Nick Mortensen replied to Alisha Dawn's discussion How do I even begin to deal with this?
"I think you should definitely take it easy on yourself. Losing a friend, especially if you might be feeling a little guilty about not staying in touch the way you wanted to, is a pretty overwhelming thing. It is difficult to manage yourself when…"
Oct 22, 2010

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What do You Wish You'd Learned Earlier about ADHD?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Faith Apr 2, 2011. 72 Replies

 I'm Nick, originally from Green Bay, WI and now residing in Madison, WI.  I'm 33 right now, though I wasn't diagnosed until I was 29 with ADHD. I won't bore you with my whole story, but I was once a…Continue

Tags: help, information, adhd, empowerment, education

Trouble Getting the Doctor to See ADHD as a root cause of Depression.

Started this discussion. Last reply by KellyB Jan 24, 2011. 6 Replies

I rode along to play the role of a moral supporter today as a friend took a big step in her relatively new ADHD journey. To set the stage - she's a great woman, but ran into some trouble a few years…Continue

Tags: atypical, add, with, seasonal, affective

Interesting Audiobooks

Started this discussion. Last reply by Nick Mortensen Jan 18, 2011. 2 Replies

I had a chance to read Robert…Continue

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At 3:07am on August 5, 2010, Dazy said…
I added you as a freind so I could ask about your class but had problems doing so . Let me try again. I want to know if this class is online and accredited. Thanks nick.
 
 
 

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