Attention Deficit & Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders

Information & Educational Resources

National Institute of Mental Health: ADHD 
Information about ADHD and ADD, including causes, signs & symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, and treatments.  Includes information about clinical trials and living with someone that has ADHD or ADD.

ADD and ADHD Health Center at WebMD: Includes Overview, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, Home Remedies, Finding Help, etc.


Articles and Teachings on ADHD and ADD

Attention on ADHD Awareness Week, by Thomas Insel, Director of National Institute of Mental Health, Sept. 15, 2010

Also, see Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Education and Professional Development, MHAP

Prevention and Early Intervention Programs

Prevention, by Mayo Clinic Staff

Treatment Programs


On Mayo

To find a Clinical Trial on ADD or ADHD, go to

Self-Help Resources

Books and Other Resources

Hallowell, Edward M, and Ratey, John J., Driven to Distraction: Recongizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder, Anchor, 2011

Kelly, Kate, Ramundo, Peggy, and Hallowell, Edward M., You Mean I'm Not Lazy, Stupid or Crazy?! The Classic Self-Help Book for Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder, Scribner, 2006

Puryear, Douglas A., Your Life Can Be Better, Using strategies for adult ADD/ADHD, Mill City Press, 2012

ADHD Health Check-- Assess Your Treatment Options on WebMD

Are You Ready to Manage Your ADHD? on WebMD


Living with ADHD produced by the BBC

Living with Adult ADHD Seminar: Earle Soileau, MD, discusses diagnosiing, treating and living with adult ADHD

Adults living with ADHD: David Notle talks about his experiences living with ADHD as an adult

Adult ADD/ADHD Documentary: David Goodman, MD, discusses the diagnosis of ADD/ADHD, common co-existing conditions, patient and family education, successful alleviation of disabling symptoms and active clinical research in the field; includes people talking about their experience of ADD/ADHD

ADHD Video Channel on Health Guru (7 videos)

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