There are many myths about ADHD in the community. This misinformation can create stigma and result in people with ADHD not seeking a diagnosis and not accessing evidence-based treatments that prevent negative long-term outcomes.
In this factsheet, you’ll find some of the most common myths relating to ADHD, many of which can negatively impact the self-esteem and self-worth of people with ADHD. These must be addressed through accurate education and credible information from reliable and evidence-based sources. We all have a role in dispelling these myths.