Patient Contributor

Rene Brooks

René Brooks has been a typical person living with ADHD since as far back as she can remember. She loses keys, books, essays, homework, and her glasses when they are on her face.

Overview

Published
39 Articles, 1 Video

Introduction

René believes her demographic is still largely skeptical of neurological disorders and mental illness. She created her blog to share her experiences of learning how to navigate the world as an adult with ADHD.

History with Condition

She was first diagnosed at the tender age of 11 but didn’t receive treatment until age 25.

NPS-ALL-NP-00342 MAY 2021

Published Articles

How I Break the Cycle of Depression and Isolation
3 mins
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René Brooks

How I Break the Cycle of Depression and Isolation

How ADHD Affects My Emotional Regulation — and What I Do About It
3 mins
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René Brooks

How ADHD Affects My Emotional Regulation — and What I Do About It

Why I Chose to Start My Own Business with ADHD
5 mins
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René Brooks

Why I Chose to Start My Own Business with ADHD

A Trip to the Psych Ward Reminded Me How Much My Family Valued Me
4 mins
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René Brooks

A Trip to the Psych Ward Reminded Me How Much My Family Valued Me

Returning to Therapy: My Hardest Mental Health Journey Yet
4 mins
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René Brooks

Returning to Therapy: My Hardest Mental Health Journey Yet

ADHD Makes Me Messy. I’ve Made My Peace with It
4 mins
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René Brooks

ADHD Makes Me Messy. I’ve Made My Peace with It

“Could You Not?” 6 Things Not to Say to Someone with ADHD
4 mins
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René Brooks

“Could You Not?” 6 Things Not to Say to Someone with ADHD

Coping with Depression: 7 Tips for Those Days When You Just Can’t Win
3 mins
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René Brooks

Coping with Depression: 7 Tips for Those Days When You Just Can’t Win

Strange Ways I Feel Depression
4 mins
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René Brooks

Strange Ways I Feel Depression

Why Safe Spaces Are So Important for People of Color
4 mins
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René Brooks

Why Safe Spaces Are So Important for People of Color

4 Questions I Ask Myself About My Future with ADHD
4 mins
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René Brooks

4 Questions I Ask Myself About My Future with ADHD

My Tips for Creating and Keeping a Morning Routine with ADHD
4 mins
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René Brooks

My Tips for Creating and Keeping a Morning Routine with ADHD

4 Things Everyone Can Do to Combat Mental Health Stigma
4 mins
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René Brooks

4 Things Everyone Can Do to Combat Mental Health Stigma

5 Affirmations That Help Me Through the Bad Days with Depression
3 mins
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René Brooks

5 Affirmations That Help Me Through the Bad Days with Depression

Why Self-Care Is So Important When You Have ADHD
4 mins
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René Brooks

Why Self-Care Is So Important When You Have ADHD

5 Things Depression Is NOT
3 mins
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René Brooks

5 Things Depression Is NOT

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