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ADD / ADHD Organizations and Support Groups

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Updated April 09, 2011

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ADHD Support Website provides information about ADHD, parenting, adult ADHD, and education.

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) Professional medical association dedicated to treating and improving the quality of life for individuals affected by mental, behavioral, or developmental disorders.

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Dedicated to the health of all children.

American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) Professional site with parent information.

American Psychological Association A professional organization that represents psychology in the US.

Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA) A leading adult ADHD organization.

Attention Deficit Disorder Resources Educational resouces on ADHD.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Part of the Department of Health and Human Services. Works to protect people's health and safety and provide reliable health information.

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) A national advocacy organization for individuals with ADHD. CHADD also organizes local chapters for information and support.

Hallowell Center The web site for both the founding office of the Hallowell Center for Cognitive and Emotional Health in Sudbury, MA and Hallowell Connections. Dr. Ned Hallowell is a psychiatrist and co-author of the best seller, "Driven to Distraction", as well as author of many other books on mental health. On the site your can also find the link to Dr. Hallowell's blog and his ADHD and marriage blog.

Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA) Leading resource for information on learning disabilities.

Manhattan Adult ADD Support Group (MAADD) Located in Manhattan, N.Y., MAADD runs support sessions for adults with ADD/ADHD and offers presentations led by some of the leading experts in ADD/ADHD.

My ADHD.com Provides information, tools, and support for people with ADHD.

National Alliance for the Mental Illness (NAMI) Advocacy organization for those affected by mental illness. Group also provides information and support.

National Center for Girls and Women with ADHD Promotes awareness, advocacy, and research on ADD/ADHD in women and girls.

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Largest scientific organization in the world dedicated to research focused on the understanding, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders and the promotion of mental health.

National Mental Health Information Center (SAMHSA) US Department of Health and Human Services, Substance and Mental Health Services Administration.

National Resource Center on ADHD (NRC) A national ADHD information resource center. NRC is a program of CHADD.

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