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    Looking for more information on ADHD? Try these organizations.

    American Academy for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
    The academy has special sections with information for families and medical professionals. It offers updated guidelines for diagnosing and treating ADHD.

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    Attention Deficit Disorder Association
    This association can broaden your understanding of the disorder. It offers resources to help you manage ADHD and find local support groups. You can also attend a tele-class and get details about upcoming ADHD conferences.

    American Psychological Association
    This group's web site covers addictions, ADHD, anger, anxiety, bullying, medication, and other emotional health issues. You’ll also find links to help you locate a psychologist in your area.

    American Psychiatric Association
    Here you can search for facts about mental health problems common with ADHD. You can read in-depth information about anxiety disorders, depression, and eating disorders. You can locate a psychiatrist in your town through the site, too.

    CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder)
    This is a leading nonprofit organization with chapters throughout the U.S. At CHADD’s web site, you can find social support by connecting with others affected by ADHD. You can search for a local chapter of CHADD to connect with other families near you living with ADHD.

    National Resource Center on ADHD
    This center calls itself “the nation’s clearinghouse for the latest evidence-based information on ADHD.” It has everything from information on medication and treatment, to tips on legal and insurance issues.

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    Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari, MD on April 01, 2015
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