National ADHD Medication shortage

28th November 2023

There continues to be a national shortage of ADHD medication. The supply disruption of these products is caused by a combination of manufacturing issues and an increased global demand of these medications.

Mindworks (the emotional wellbeing and mental health service for children and young people in Surrey) have published information on their website regarding further advice and a phone line for people experiencing difficulties obtaining certain medications. Mindworks – ADHD medication shortage.

Surrey and Borders Partnership also have the folliwng information available – ADHD medication shortage : Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (

If this medication shortage has affected you or your family, please contact us to share your experience.