ADHD is characterized as a disorder with an ongoing pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity that can negatively impact a person’s quality of life and how they function at school, work and socially. It is estimated that ADHD affects nearly 1-in-10 adults in the United States in their lifetimes. Current treatments for ADHD are primarily stimulant medications that are often associated with risks and side effects, especially if misused or abused. It is estimated that approximately 5 million American adults are misusing prescription stimulants.