help with adult son with adhd

by bryn
(england)

my 26 year old son was only diagnosed when he was 20 after getting in trouble with the police, whilst in hospital after being injured by the officer, his adhd was reconised by a nurse, we first had concerned about him from the age of 2 but let down by doctors, teachers etc.

he has never been been medicated because he can not take ritalin or concerta, my problem at the moment is that he is easily manipulated against me by the mother of his son and he seems to have a false memory, ie he tells people that i used to beat him and i made him sleep in a shed, both completely untrue.

can anyone explain this as i find it very distressing as i'm the one he turns to when he messes up, ie when he was made homeless and sleeping in an alley way when it was snowing, i took him in for more than a year.

bryn

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Aug 30, 2011
ADDERALL
by: Ona

My son also was diagnosed at 20 while in college. He has gotten introuble with police ONLY AFTER taking Adderall. Hbecame a completly different person while on the med BAD PERSON need to know if anyne else has experienced personality changes while on Adderall. THANKS

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