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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
23 Articles

Introduction

She created Black Girl Lost Keys to share her experiences of learning how to navigate the world as an adult with ADHD while being part of a demographic that is still largely skeptical of neurological disorders and mental illness. You can find her on InstagramFacebook, and Pinterest.

History With Condition

She was first diagnosed at the tender age of 11, but never received treatment until age 25.

Published Articles

How I Realized I Was Depressed: 6 Warning Signs
2 min
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How I Realized I Was Depressed: 6 Warning Signs

ADHD on the Road: 8 Travel Tips
5 min
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René Brooks

ADHD on the Road: 8 Travel Tips

ADHD and Impulsivity: 6 Ways to Stay In Control
5 min
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René Brooks

ADHD and Impulsivity: 6 Ways to Stay In Control

Experiencing the Holidays with Depression
4 min
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René Brooks

Experiencing the Holidays with Depression

Coming to Terms with Your ADHD Diagnosis
4 min
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René Brooks

Coming to Terms with Your ADHD Diagnosis

Diagnosed with ADHD? 7 Steps to Get on Track
3 min
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René Brooks

Diagnosed with ADHD? 7 Steps to Get on Track

5 People Who Are Changing the Conversation Around Mental Health
4 min
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René Brooks

5 People Who Are Changing the Conversation Around Mental Health

Depression in the Age of Conspicuous Positivity
3 min
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René Brooks

Depression in the Age of Conspicuous Positivity

Nurturing and Maintaining Relationships with ADHD
4 min
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René Brooks

Nurturing and Maintaining Relationships with ADHD

How I Found My ADHD Community
3 min
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René Brooks

How I Found My ADHD Community

5 Tips When You’re Considering Therapy
5 min
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René Brooks

5 Tips When You’re Considering Therapy

Low Self-Esteem: The Side of ADHD You Don’t See
4 min
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René Brooks

Low Self-Esteem: The Side of ADHD You Don’t See

Making Your ADHD Work in the Office
4 min
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René Brooks

Making Your ADHD Work in the Office

The Dumbest Things People Have Said To Me About ADHD
5 min
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René Brooks

The Dumbest Things People Have Said To Me About ADHD

'Coming Out' To My Family About ADHD
5 min
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René Brooks

'Coming Out' To My Family About ADHD

This Is What A Bad Day With ADHD Looks Like
4 min
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René Brooks

This Is What A Bad Day With ADHD Looks Like

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