5 Useful Apps for Adult ADHD

August 4, 2015

A psychiatrist reviews some digital apps you might suggest as an adjunct to established interventions (eg, medications, therapy) for adult ADHD.

  There has been a rapid growth of digital and mobile health applications (apps) for diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, and asthma, among other conditions. These smartphone-based apps take advantage of a very capable platform that is computationally powerful, sensor-rich, and equipped to integrate with social media. Harnessing smartphone apps should be considered by clinicians who deliver behavioral health interventions beyond usual treatment for adult ADHD.This slideshow features some digital apps you might suggest as an adjunct to established interventions (eg, medications, therapy) for adult ADHD. To view in PDF format, click here.Links to apps mentioned in this slideshow:1. Awesome Note(bridworks.com; iOS; Free)2. 30/30(3030.binaryhammer.com; iOS; free)3. You Need A Budget (YNAB)(youneedabudget.com; iOS, Android, PC; 30 day trial then one time $60)4. Sleepio(sleepio.com; iOS, Android, PC; Free trial, Paid monthly plans)5. Medisafe(medisafe.com; iOS, Android; Free)