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ADD Resource Center

“The ADD Resource Center offers parents, children and adults consultation, educational and coaching services, career and business counseling, study and organizational skills training, behavior management, advocacy and case management (helping coordinate appropriate treatment— psychopharmacological, therapeutic, remedial and educational), plus periodic seminars and small-group classes for children, adolescents, parents/caregivers, adults and spouses/partners.

These programs enable success by increasing awareness and acceptance of the individual’s strengths and difficulties while providing needed practical skills, attitude shifts and compensatory strategies.”

http://addrc.org

Attention Deficit Disorder Association

Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA) is an international non-profit organization founded over 25 years ago to help adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) lead better lives. ADDA brings together scientific perspectives and the human experience to generate hope, awareness, empowerment and connections worldwide in the field of ADHD. Their diligent support includes an international conference, educational web series, monthly support newsletter, support groups, and more.

https://www.add.org/

Children & Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

With over 22,000 members in over 200 affiliates nationwide, CHADD is a leading non-profit organization serving individuals with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Through collaborative leadership, advocacy, research, education and support, CHADD provides science-based, evidence-based information about ADHD to parents, educators, professionals, the media and the general public.

http://www.chadd.org/

HelpGuide.org – ADHD Resources

HelpGuide.org offers a wealth of ADD/ADHD resources that are separated out into comprehensive and yet concise areas such as parenting tips, ADHD in adults, tips for managing ADHD symptoms, and much more. Articles are well-written and reviewed by experts and each also includes links to additional resources.

https://www.helpguide.org/home-pages/add-adhd.htm

Living with ADD

Living with ADD provides a valuable resource to those living with Attention-Deficit Disorder or Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD). In addition to a diverse collection of personal stories it also features a recurring podcast covering topics and tips of interest to those affected by ADD/ADHD.

http://www.livingwithadd.com/

NIMH – ADHD Resources

The National Institute of Mental Health’s detailed ADHD health topic page that describes the signs and symptoms, risk factors, and treatments for ADD/ADHD as well as additional links to join studies and learn more.

https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/attention-deficit-hyperactivity-disorder-adhd/index.shtml

NINDS ADHD Information Page

Several components of the NIH support research on developmental disorders such as ADHD. Research programs of the NINDS, the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), and the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) seek to address unanswered questions about the causes of ADHD, as well as to improve diagnosis and treatment.

https://www.ninds.nih.gov/Disorders/All-Disorders/Attention-Deficit-Hyperactivity-Disorder-Information-Page

VeryWellMind.com – ADHD Resources

VeryWellMind.com seeks to provide answers to all of your questions pertaining to ADD/ADHD. Articles are comprehensive and easy to follow covering information on diagnosis and treatment topics and much more.

https://www.verywellmind.com/adhd-overview-4581801

ADD/ADHD Support Groups

ADD Forums

ADD Forums is an online community for people who live with attention deficit disorder (with or without hyperactivity).

http://www.addforums.com/forums/index.php

Facebook Groups – ADHD Kids Care Support Group

This Facebook group seeks to support and educate parents of children with ADHD, while also advocating for them. They promote being positive and understand that even though there will be differences in how each member parents, everyone has something in common as all members are parents of children with ADHD.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/ADHDKIDSCARE/

Facebook Groups – ADHD Spouses Support

This Facebook support group is for non-ADHD spouses that are married to individuals with ADHD. Get help with learning how to live with an ADHD spouse.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/ADHD.Spouses.Support/

Facebook Groups – ADHD UK SUPPORT

Intended for UK-members only, this group is for parents of children with ADHD/ASD and adults with ADHD/ASD. Will not accept requests from individuals under the age of 21 or from overseas unless they are British and don’t have access to the correct health services abroad.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/adhduksupport/

Facebook Groups – Support for ADHD

This Facebook group is a peer-to-peer support group primarily for those with ADHD, but also offers support for people with any disorder.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/Adhd.adults.support/

Psych Central Forums – Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD/ADHD)

For the discussion and support of people who have attention deficit disorders.

https://psychcentralforums.com/attention-deficit-disorder-add-adhd-/

Psych Central Forums – Learning Disorders

For discussion and support of those grappling with a learning disorder.

https://psychcentralforums.com/learning-disorders/

 


Patrick Newburn

Patrick Newburn is Psych Central's Resource Editor. In this role, he is responsible for content review and approval of resources that Psych Central links to, copy and content editing of resource descriptions, and general maintenance and upkeep of all such mental health & psychology resources.

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Newburn, P. (2019). ADHD Resources. Psych Central. Retrieved on December 9, 2019, from https://psychcentral.com/adhd/adhd-resources/
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Last updated: 29 Nov 2019 (Originally: 23 Oct 2019)
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