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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

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A chronic condition including attention difficulty, hyperactivity, and impulsiveness. ADHD often 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


  • 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 for students with ADHD (with or without prior diagnosis)
  • Medication management
  • Individual Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for ADHD 
  • Group Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for ADHD
  • Executive Functioning Skills Training
  • 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.

Counseling and Psychological Services


  • Diagnostic Assessment after completing 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 and ask to schedule a CAPS Connects visit. (650) 723-3785.

Community Providers

  • Therapy and/or medication visits with private practice clinicians or in local clinics.

Per insurance
$25 co-pay for Cardinal Care visits

How to connect:
Schedule a CAPS Connects visit, (650) 723-3785, to receive support in identifying a provider.