Published : Friday, 12 Oct 2012, 1:59 PM EDT
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) - Terri took us inside Neurocore, our Ask the Expert for behavioral health recently, and on the same day an article about the medicating of children ran in the New York Times. Doctor Tim Royer weighs in on what was discussed. The New York Times article draws attention to the issue of traditional medical treatments for ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), especially in school-aged children. The traditional course of treatment often includes prescribing medications. Though those drugs may appear to help ease the symptoms, they often come along with the risks for significant side effects. There are treatment choices that don't involve drugs! eightWest introduced you to the treatment options being pioneered by Dr. Timothy Royer at Neurocore.