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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

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A chronic condition including attention difficulty, hyperactivity, and impulsiveness, ADHD begins in childhood and can persist into adulthood. It may contribute to low self-esteem, troubled relationships, and difficulty at school or work.

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ADHD Resources for Stanford Students

Schwab Learning Center at Children’s Health Council


  • Screening and Assessments
  • Coaching for school and work (strategies for optimizing performance and attention)
  • Psychoeducational evaluations as indicated for learning disabilities and ADHD
  • Post-evaluation counseling sessions to explain diagnosis and recommend solutions
  • Referrals for psychiatry services (e.g., medication management) as indicated

Cost: FREE (no age limits for Stanford students)

How to connect:  Register for SLC@CHC

ADHD Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic at Stanford Health Care


  • Diagnostic assessments
  • Medication initiation and adjustment
  • ADHD at SHC may refer to SLC@CHC for further support as indicated

Determined by insurance, $25 co-pay for Cardinal Care

How to connect:  Complete the form and Call SHC Psychiatry Intake, (650) 498-9111.

Stanford Learning Lab


Cost: FREE

How to connect: Shortcut to Student Registration

Please click here to schedule an appointment

ADHD Psychological Services Program, ADAPT Clinic at Stanford Health Care (SHC)


  • Diagnostic Evaluations
  • Individual Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for ADHD
  • Group Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for ADHD (next group starts November 2022)
  • Executive Functioning Skills Training

Determined by insurance, $25 co-pay for Cardinal Care

How to connect:  Call the SHC Psychiatry Intake at 650-498-9111 and request ADHD services through Dr. Kan Long in the ADAPT Clinic

Counseling and Psychological Services


  • Assessment of students who have a prior diagnosis of ADHD, after completing the CAPS Protocol 
  • Medication management

Cost for follow up medication visits:
$25 co-pay with Cardinal Care
Pay out of pocket without Cardinal Care

How to connect:  Call CAPS at (650) 723-3785 and request the support of a clinician in connecting to services.

Community Providers

  • Therapy and/or medication visits with California providers off campus (including telemedicine).

Per insurance
$25 co-pay for Cardinal Care visits

How to connect:  Call CAPS at (650) 723-3785 and request referral options for providers who treat ADHD.