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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Welcome to the attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) clinic at the University of Michigan Department of Psychiatry.

You should consider referring to this clinic if your child suffers from any of the following symptoms:

  • Hyperactivity
  • Impulsivity
  • Distractibility
  • Poor attention span
  • Difficulty in following directions
  • Academic problems

The main function of the clinic is to provide diagnostic services to children and adolescents, between the ages of 4 and 18 years, with suspected attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

This condition is widely regarded as the most prevalent psychiatric/behavioral disorder of childhood. A significant number of patients suffer from other psychiatric disorders, such as, depression; anxiety disorder; and autism. Untreated ADHD is often associated with school problems; conduct disorder; and, in some cases, with substance abuse.

Patients receive a standardized and a comprehensive physical; neuropsychological; and psychiatric assessment, performed by experienced staff. The total duration of the evaluation is 5 to 6 hours.
Cases for ongoing treatment are accepted depending on such factors as distance from the clinic; availability of local resources; presence of family support etc.

 

To schedule an initial appointment:

734-764-0231
or toll-free
1-800-525-5188

What you should know when you call

 

Clinic location:

The Rachel Upjohn Building is home to the U-M Depression Center and Ambulatory Psychiatry Programs.

Depression Center & Ambulatory Psychiatry
Rachel Upjohn Building, East Medical Campus
4250 Plymouth Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Fax: 734-763-5580
Directions and Maps

 

For Urgent Care, please call Psychiatric Emergency Services at the University of Michigan Hospital at 734-936-5900 or dial 9-1-1.