The following are non-drug treatments used for ADHD:
- Diet & nutrition
- Fatty acid supplements
- Fish oil & this link
- Behavior therapy & modification
- The Feingold diet
- Alernative medicine
So, there you have it....other forms of treatment for ADHD. I also want to be fair and include accurate information about ADHD medications as well. ADDitude Magazine has a wonderful article entitled ADHD Medications 101: Stimulant Strategies - Five rules for using ADHD medications safely and effectively. They also have another informative article entitled Using ADHD Medications Safely that I encourage you to take a look at. They also have an article entitled Top 10 Questions about ADHD Drugs... Answered!. For a complete list of stimulants currenlty used to treat ADHD, visit ADHD-Made-Simple.com. And, for a list of non-stimulant medications, visit ncamp.com. No matter which side of the fence you're on, you should definitely read ADD Drugs or No Meds?. It's a must read article for any parent facing the medication/no medication question for treating their ADHD child.