ADD Related Associations

The Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA) is the world’s leading adult ADHD organization. Our mission is to provide information, resources and networking opportunities to help adults with Attention Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD) lead better lives. We are an international non-profit organization, founded twenty years ago by adult ADHD support group leaders to share information, resources and provide support for one another.

CDC is your online source for credible health information and is the official Web site of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

CHADD is the nation’s leading non-profit organization serving individuals with AD/HD and their families.

The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the primary Federal agency for conducting and supporting medical research. Helping to lead the way toward important medical discoveries that improve people’s health and save lives, NIH scientists investigate ways to prevent disease as well as the causes, treatments, and even cures for common and rare diseases. Composed of 27 Institutes and Centers, the NIH provides leadership and financial support to researchers in every state and throughout the world.

Over 100 years of advocacy, public education, and support for Americans with mental health conditions—by which they have transformed our nation’s approach to mental health by working to create a just, humane and healthy society.

NAMI has several resources for families and caregivers that may be helpful to you. In addition, the NAMI has local chapters all over the country and may have one in your area.

The A.D.D. Warehouse has the world’s largest collection of ADHD related books, videos, training programs, games, professional texts and assessment products available as resources to patients and professionals across the nation.

LDA is a national, non-profit organization dedicated to identifying causes of learning disabilities and to enhancing the quality of life for all individuals with learning disabilities and their families by encouragin effective identification and intervention, fostering research, and protecting their rights under the law.

The National Resource Center on ADHD: A Program of CHADD is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (CDC/NCBDDD). The NRC provides information on this disorder which affects how millions of children and adults function on a daily basis.