The Impact of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder on the Health of America’s Children


Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the second most impactful condition affecting children’s health in the U.S. It accounts for 16 percent of the impact all health conditions have on Generation Z (0-19 years old) as measured by the Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) Health Index.SM, 1 Children diagnosed with ADHD struggle with paying attention, controlling impulses and being overly active.2 Read more