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The Centre for ADHD Awareness, Canada (CADDAC) is a national not-for-profit organization providing leadership in education and advocacy for ADHD organizations and individuals with ADHD across Canada. CADDAC’s mandate is to take a national, leadership role in networking all organizations, professionals, patients, caregivers and other stakeholders involved in ADHD related issues., and to then support those people through education and advocacy.
is a partnership between the Colchester East Hants Health Authority and the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board. The clinic serves children aged 6-12 years who reside within the Colchester East Hants area.
The information on this website is offered as a completely free service to families and mental health professionals to help ensure that children and adolescents benefit from the most up-to-date information about mental health treatment. We request absolutely no information from visitors to this site, and hope this service will help all learn more about important differences in mental health treatments. Families want their children to get the best possible treatment, and this site maintains an updated list of treatments with strong scientific support.
When we encounter problems in our daily lives that have no quick or easy solution we find ourselves at a turning point. We are faced with examining the attitudes and habit patterns we bring to our experience of stress and pressure at work and daily living. Ultimately, we make a choice either to continue a lifestyle, which maintains the inertia of the problem, or to cultivate a more gentle and positive attitude towards our lives, our work, and ourselves.
Are you interested in keeping informed about the latest research on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, also referred to as Attention Deficit Disorder? If so, let me invite you to subscribe to Attention Research Update, a free e-mail newsletter that helps parents, professionals, and educators stay informed about important new research on ADHD treatments and related ADHD issues. David Rabiner, Ph.D., Senior Research Scientist, Duke University.
Health Canada OTTAWA
Health Canada has launched a new Consumer Side Effect Reporting Form to make it even easier for consumers to report side effects to drugs and other health products to the Canada Vigilance Program.
The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) is Canada’s most research-intensive hospital and one of the world’s largest and most respected paediatric academic health sciences centre. Children in every nation of the world have benefited from our patient care innovations, preventative medicine practices and strategies, research discoveries and partnerships.
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. The IWK Health Centre, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, is a tertiary care pediatric teaching centre with primary responsibility for the provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island.
Kingston, Ontario. The key to success in life and managing your child’s ADHD is not about being right all the time. It’s not about having all the answers. It’s being prepared for what comes next! It’s about what challenges you face. Having the knowledge and resources and understanding how ADHD impacts your child and having the tools that work when you need them the most.
Bringing People and Knowledge Together to Strengthen Mental Health.
-- Learning Centres for Children -- Halifax. Dedicated to improving the lives of children diagnosed with dyslexia, the Scottish Rite Charitable Foundation Learning Centres for Children provides quality, state-of-the-art tutoring to those with difficulties in reading and writing, and related scholastic skills.
The mission of TeachADHD is to provide teachers and other education professionals with resources and materials that have been developed specifically to bridge the substantial gap between current neuroscientific understanding of ADHD and classroom practice. The TeachADHD project began at the Brain and Behavior program at The Hospital for Sick Children and has evolved through the hospital’s Community Health Systems Resource Group’s “Teach for Success” initiative.
is a project of the Sun Life Financial Chair in Adolescent Mental Health, a partnetship between Sun Life Financial, Dalhousie University and IWK Health Centre.
Internationally Recognized Specialists in ADHD
Russell A. Barkley, Ph.D.: is an internationally recognized authority on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and adults. Dr. Barkley has specialized in ADHD for more than 30 years and is currently a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Medical College of Wisconsin and a Research Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York, He resides in the Charleston, South Carolina region. This is his official web site.
Meet the Expert 2012
Dr. Sam Goldstein, Ph.D.: He is licensed as a psychologist and certified as a developmental disabilities evaluator in the State of Utah. He has also been nationally certified as a school psychologist by the National Association of School Psychologists. Dr. Goldstein is listed in the Council for the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology. Dr. Goldstein is an Assistant Clinical Instructor in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Utah School of Medicine and Affiliate Research Professor of Psychology at George Mason University. We have collected a variety of online resources dealing with ADD/ADHD and other topics, as well as posted some of Dr. Sam Goldstein’s articles online.
Dr. Ross Greene, Ph.D.:: Ross W. Greene is Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and the originator of the Collaborative Problem Solving approach. He is the author of the highly acclaimed books The Explosive Child and Lost at School. His research has been funded by the Stanley Medical Research Institute, the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the U.S. Department of Education, and the Maine Juvenile Justice Advisory Group. He consults extensively to general and special education schools, inpatient and residential facilities, and systems of juvenile detention, and lectures widely throughout the world.
Need a hand in living or working with a behaviorally challenging child? Lives in the Balance is here to help.
Dr. Edward "Ned" Hallowell, M.D.: child and adult psychiatrist, offers a prescriptive guide that shows how to get the most out of life with Attention Deficit Disorder. He also provides a resource full of information and tools about many areas of mental health and well being, including Parenting, Time/Life management and how to live a better life.
Universities & colleges with assistance for Students with ADHD
Saint Mary's University in Halifax helps students explore big ideas with its small class sizes and accessible teaching staff. It offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Arts, Business, and Science with social and career outreach opportunities in the local community and through partnerships around the globe. It is home to The Sobey School of Business, the largest and most respected business school in Atlantic Canada. We are proud of the high standard of our academic programs, our innovative research, and our commitment to be a living laboratory where we create a more sustainable future. Call the Fred Smithers Centre 902-420-5452 for further information or visit: Fred Smithers Centre
World Federation for Mental Health, is an international membership organization founded in 1948 to advance, among all peoples and nations, the prevention of mental and emotional disorders, the proper treatment and care of those with such disorders, and the promotion of mental health. The Federation, through its members and contacts in more than 100 countries on six continents, has responded to international mental health sesthrough its role as the only worldwide grassroots advocacy and public education organization in the mental health field. Its organizational and individual membership includes mental health workers of all disciplines, consumers of mental health services, family members, and concerned citizens. The organization’s broad and diverse membership makes possible collaboration among governments and non-governmental organizations to advance the cause of mental health services, research, and policy advocacy worldwide. www.wfmh.org
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