Is there a way to be screened/tested for ADD or ADHD on campus? I have some of the symptoms, but I don't know where to go to be screened/tested. Thanks.
Charlie hears your question about ADD/ADHD screening or testing.
Charlie wants you to know that there are resources available. One avenue is to contact the Counseling Center (285-1736) to set up an intake appointment—which is a free and confidential service for BSU students. After doing an initial assessment, your counselor can make recommendations about further ADD/ADHD assessment as needed/appropriate. This might include a referral to the center’s staff psychiatrist or nurse practitioner, both of whom do clinical assessments for ADD/ADHD. Or this might also include a referral to one of the medical providers at the Health Center for the same purpose. If additional testing is needed to confirm the diagnosis, the medical provider can make appropriate recommendations.
Another avenue is to pursue testing on your own. On campus, this service is provided by the Psychoeducational, Diagostic, and Intervention Clinic located in WQ 412. There are fees for this service and there is often a wait-list of several months or more. Call 285-8526 for more information. Another option is to seek private testing. Though quite expensive, this service can be accessed more quickly. If interested in private testing, look in the Yellow Pages under "psychologists—psychological evaluations."
Hoping this helps meet your needs, Charlie
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