October 3, 2023 5.00 pm This story is over 5 months old

ADHD medication shortage: Lincolnshire feels the strain

Worries that some people are self-medicating using cannabis and alcohol

Some Lincolnshire parents and individuals are grappling with the consequences of a national ADHD medication shortage, amid worries that some people are self-medicating using cannabis and alcohol.

This shortage of Methylphenidate, Lisdexamfetamine, and Guanfacine — three critical ADHD medications — is attributed to manufacturing challenges and surging global demand. However, it’s hoped stocks should be replenished some time before December 2023.


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