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Sleep Issues and ADHD

I sleep 3 hours a night max and my family won't help me

I can never fall asleep and I always get in trouble for it. Sometimes I’d go to school and not even be able to stand up or think. My parents won’t let me see a doctor or get meds or take naps cuz they think I stay u playing or watching movies or whatever. I tried everything but this has been happening for months. I can barely keep my eyes opened most of the time and I’m getting really lazy. I don’t know what to do…

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Hi _killjoy!

I’m so sorry you’re struggling and not receiving help from your parents. There are some things you can do one your own to try to help yourself sleep better. There are many ideas in the following articles:

http://www.additudemag.com/slideshow/77/
http://www.additudemag.com/slideshow/6/
http://www.additudemag.com/adhd/article/5402.html
http://www.additudemag.com/adhd/article/5254.html

I hope you get some relief very soon!

Penny
ADDconnect Moderator, Author & Mom to Tween Boy with ADHD and LDs

Posted by adhdmomma on Jul 22, 2014 at 1:39pm

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