ADHD, hEDS, and The Great Adderall Shortage

Addison Smith
4 min readFeb 10

A medical crisis in the United States has yet to enter the awareness of many Americans. Nearly every drug used to treat ADHD is in short supply. Even generic drugs are hard to find.

The combination of withdrawal symptoms, uncontrolled ADHD, and increased hEDS pain makes functioning precarious.

NeB_4o1 (2017) ~ [Benjamin Vincent Kasapoglu], CC BY 4.0 <>, via Wikimedia Commons
Addison Smith

I’m an LGBTQ+ DEI educator, activist, and writer living in the Midwest with my cat. Call me Addi. They/She. Booking and more info at