Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
On this page:
- What are ADHD and ADD?
- How can I get a prescription for ADHD medications at UHS?
- How can I get testing and/or documentation for ADHD on campus?
- I have ADHD and need special consideration from my professors. What should I do?
- For more information
- Predominantly hyperactive-impulse type
- Predominantly inattentive type
- Combined type
To obtain a prescription at UHS, you must visit a UHS physician and bring both of the following to the first visit:
- Documentation of diagnosis of ADHD or ADD
- Documentation of current management plans for ADHD or ADD
- UM Office of Services for Students with Disabilities
- Refers for testing
- Lists criteria
- Provides a Verification Form for your doctor to complete, if you want to register for accommodations
- UM Psychological Clinic
- UM Center for the Child and Family
I have ADHD or ADD and need special consideration from my professors. What should I do? Contact the UM Office of Services for Students with Disabilities for assistance.
UM Counseling and Psychological Services is students' primary campus resource for mental health services.
UM University Health Service provides medication management of common mental health issues. 734-764-8320
CampusMindWorks supports UM students who have been diagnosed with an ongoing mental health disorder. This site provides information and resources to help students manage their illness and get the most out of their college experience.
UM Mental Health Resources links to campus and local resources.
Resources for Stress and Mental Health lists additional campus, local and national resources.
Virginia Tech offers information for college students about coping with ADD/ADHD.
WebMD provides information on ADHD in adults.