ADD Resources Closure March 1, 2016


It is with saddened hearts that the ADD Resources Board of Directors announce the closure of ADD Resources effective March 1, 2016.  We have been battling financial struggles for the past few years and are no longer able to stay open.  It has been a wonderful 22 years of sharing of resources, strategies, engaging support […]

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My Emotional Journey with ADHD


– by Cynthia Hammer, Founder of ADD Resources* – It Seemed So Easy for Others – Are wondering if you might have ADHD? Will it be immediately clear to you that you have ADHD so you’re able to set about getting diagnosed and treated? Is it the eureka moment that we so often hear about. A parent takes their […]

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25 Tips for Families to Manage ADD


– By Edward Hallowell, MD* – 1. Make an accurate diagnosis – This is the starting point of all treatment for ADD. – 2. Educate the family – All members of the family need to learn the facts about ADD as the first step in the treatment. Many problems will take care of themselves once […]

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The Many Facets of ADHD


Ari Tuckman, PsyD, MBA* – What Causes ADHD? – It’s more nature than nuture. Research has found that ADHD is primarily caused by genetics, although environment may also play some role. So it’s more about who your parents are than how they raised you (although their parenting style may affect whether you develop any of […]

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ADHD Champions In Your Life Survey


by Meg McDonald, Executive Director, ADD Resources* – In June 2015, ADDR conducted a survey in the eNews asking readers about their ADHD champions. Here are the champions who received mentions. There are many more ADHD champions who deserve our thanks for the difference they make in our lives. This is our first round of reaching out and saying […]

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Employee Assistance Programs (EAP): An ADHD Adult’s Lifeline


By Jaclyn Paul* – Here is how I fast-tracked my own ADHD diagnosis and treatment — and how you can, too. If you’re struggling, you don’t need to navigate the mental health care maze alone. There’s a free, simple program out there to help, and it may be just a phone call away. Does the company […]

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ADHD Meds and Going to a Foreign Country

by George H. Glade, MC, MN, ARNP* –  Pack Medications in Your Carryon Bag – Here are a few simple rules that will help you pass through customs with ease. Keep all your medications in your carryon bag. Checked luggage is often thoroughly searched. Items in your luggage may get lost just as your luggage can go […]

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Are You What You Eat? Best ADHD Diet

by Dana Rayburn, ADHD Coach and Author* – Are you eating properly? If you aren’t you could be sabotaging your ADHD treatments. Eating the best diet is crucial to managing ADHD. What you eat determines how well your brain functions. Yet, many adults with ADHD have horrid diets and eating habits. We forget to eat. We skip […]

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Take Control of Your Emotions


By Kimberly Castelo, MS, LMFTA – Some people can regulate their emotions by meditating or doing yoga. Others still find their minds preoccupied by unhelpful thoughts while doing these same exercises. Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), founded by Marsha Linehan, offers great ideas about finding ways to bring emotional regulation to each individual.  According to Linehan, if one […]

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Here’s To Success, Step By Step

by Dana Rayburn, ADHD Coach and Author* – Big results can come from little changes. Small steps linked together eventually form a path of ADHD success. Pick one small change. That’s all I’m asking of you. One small change to reduce the stress and clutter of your ADHD life. You’ll find ideas in the list below. Just pick […]

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