Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
ADHD is one of the most common behavioral health diagnoses of children and, yet, one of the most complex. By recognizing symptoms, you may play an early and critical role in helping affected children and their families. Since ADHD is a multifaceted disorder, the assessment and diagnosis ideally should be a team process involving the child's school, family, primary care and behavioral health providers and, at times, other healthcare professionals.
As research indicates medical, behavioral health and educational interventions contribute to the successful long-term treatment of ADHD, Magellan offers a variety of tools listed below to foster coordination of care for members struggling with ADHD.