Are there support groups or treatment resources for adults with ADD/ADHD?
Note: NAMI volunteers are not medical or mental health professionals, and we cannot offer medical or mental health advice. The material outlined below is informational and we hope that it helps provide guidance toward getting support.
You may wish to consult the ADHD page of NAMI’s website where you will find information on the condition, current treatments, ways to support recovery.
As you know, support groups can be an important part of your recovery. The following adult-specific ADD/ADHD-specific resources may be particularly helpful:
- CHADD is an organization that provides information and resources on ADHD/ADD, including treatment options, and provides in person and adult online support communities. Their information line can be reached at (800) 233-4050, Monday-Friday, 1:00 – 5:00 PM EST.
- Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA) provides information and resources on ADD for adults living with the disorder, including support groups and workshops and an “Ambassadors” program to provide ADD adults an opportunity to talk with others living with the disorder. The ADDA can be reached at (800) 939-1019.
- ADDitude is an online magazine that offers free information about the condition, symptoms and treatment; webinars, parenting tips and resources.