Please help, my child eats trash and plays in the trash!!!!

Patient

Q: My son is 9 yrs old and has ADHD, it is a mild case. He has been playing in the garabage even though he has all his toys right in front of him, he also got alot of Valentines Day candy that he was unable to eat due to having equipment in his mouth for his teeth. I there fore threw it in the trash but he decided to go through the trash and eat it. WE NEED HELP! He is on medication and is seeing a psychiatrist but she blames EVERYTHING he does on the fact that he has ADHD.

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