ADHD is real, and you don’t have to deal with it alone. On this page we provide a curated list of resources.
Crisis Text Line serves anyone, in any type of crisis, providing access to free, 24/7 support via text in United States, United Kingdom, Canada and Ireland. If you are in Crisis text HOME to 741741 to connect with a Crisis Counselor.
National Suicide Prevention Hotline (United States) 988 If you are in crisis or just need to talk about suicidal thoughts, dial 988 to reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. It’s 24-hour, toll-free, and confidential.
The Trevor Project provides a national, 24-hr, toll-free confidential suicide hotline for LGBTQ youth at 866-488-7386, and also provides confidential text messaging—text “Trevor” to 202-304-1200.
NAMI’s FREE Helpline (United States) 1-800-950-6264. The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) offers a free HelpLine that provides information, referrals and support in the United States. Open Monday through Friday, 10 am–6 pm, ET.
The National ADHD Helpline (Australia) 1300 39 39 19. ADHD specific trained staff are able to provide Up To Date and reliable information, referrals to ADHD specific medical practitioners and other support services.
Find a Therapist or ADHD Coach
Visit Psychology Today’s Provider Directory to find professional listings for Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Therapists, Counselors, Support Groups and Treatment Centers in 20 countries.
Therapy For Black Girls hosts a database of therapists who specialize in working with Black women and girls in the United States.
Yellow Chair Collective specializes in multicultural therapy and ADHD Coaching Groups with an emphasis on serving the Asian American community in the United States.
The Association of Gay and Lesbian Psychiatrists provides resources including a directory of LGBT-friendly therapists in the United States.
The ADD Coach Academy (ADDCA) directory includes some of the best trained ADHD Coaches from around the world.
ADHD Organizations and Support Groups
Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) – a national non-profit organization in the United States providing education, advocacy and support for individuals with ADHD.
The Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA) is an international non-profit organization founded over thirty years ago to help adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) lead better lives.
Centre for ADHD Awareness, Canada (CADDAC) – CAADAC’s mission is to improve the lives of Canadians affected by ADHD through awareness, education, and advocacy.
The ADHD Foundation is the UK’s leading neurodiversity charity, offering a strength-based, lifespan service for the 1 in 5 of us who live with ADHD, Autism, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Dyscalculia and Tourette’s syndrome.
ADHD Babes A support group for Black women and Black non-binary people with ADHD in the UK.
ADHD Foundation Australia is a non-profit organisation dedicated to empowering and assisting the ADHD communities all across Australia.
Unlocking ADHD was founded to address the gap in information, support and access that exists in Singapore.
Eye to Eye – a national mentoring movement for kids with Learning Disabilities and ADHD in the United States.
Websites and Blogs
ADDitude Magazine provides clear, accurate, user-friendly information and advice for families and adults living with ADHD.
Understood – a non-profit organization dedicated to serving the millions of families of kids who learn and think differently.
Black Girl, Lost Keys – a blog by René Brooks, an ADHD’er who writes about her experiences, loves, and lessons. She aims to share the experience of receiving a diagnosis of ADHD late in life, all while being part of a demographic that is still largely skeptical of mental illness. You can also read her interview with Kaleidoscope Society here!
Smart Girls with ADHD – a blog started by Beth Harvey, a copywriter living in Belfast. She created this resource to help girls and women with ADHD.
Podcasts and Youtube Channels
ADHD Decoded Podcast – produced by us! Hosted by Amanda Fischer, each episode explains a core aspect of ADHD and provides strategies to empower our listeners to take charge of their lives. The content is ADHD-Friendly featuring short and sweet episodes, relatable perspectives, and expert guests.
Proudly ADHD at work and in business – hosted by certified Executive Coach Cathy Rashidian, each week she brings you the latest in ADHD science, expert interviews, success stories, practical strategies, and much more. Her goal is to help you understand how to work with your ADHD brain instead of struggling against it, so you can tame that inner fire and unlock your potential for a more fulfilling career and personal life.
Therapy for Black Girls – Episode #197 “ADHD Diagnosis Later In Life” Dr. Joy Harden Bradford speaks with two special guests, Inger Shaye Colzie, LCSW and René Brooks about the impact of being diagnosed with ADHD later in life, why Black women are commonly misdiagnosed, how a later in life diagnosis impacts things like self esteem and identity and some helpful tools and resources for anyone who may need them.
ADHD for Smart Ass Women with Tracy Otsuka – we constantly hear about all the successful ADHD men, but no one talks about the women. This podcast is here to change that dynamic. ADHD women are my people, and I’m here to acknowledge, support and cheer them on.
ADHD Girls YouTube channel hosted by Dr Samantha Hiew is a platform for women with ADHD to share their challenges and strengths. They also interview world-renowned ADHD specialists for their views on the condition and how to manage while living with ADHD.
How To ADHD YouTube channel hosted by Jessica McCabe – tips, tricks and insights into the ADHD brain.
From ADHD to Amaze-Ability – Hosted by Child & Adult Psychiatrist Dr Dawn Kamilah Brown moves listeners from feeling dissed to bliss that comes with a lifestyle optimized for Amaze-Ability™.
ADHD reWired – Host, Eric Tivers, LCSW, is a psychotherapist, coach and entrepreneur (with ADHD) in private practice who interviews a variety of guests. Hear stories, learn strategies, and get great productivity tips as we talk about the real-life struggles and what it takes to achieve success.
Faster Than Normal – Podcast by Peter Shankman. Hear from people all around the globe who have learned how to unlock the gifts of their ADD and ADHD diagnosis, and use it to their personal and professional advantage.
The Gift of Adult ADD By Dr. Lara Honos-Webb
Learn how to transform symptoms into strengths to improve your relationships, job performance, parenting skills, and overall quality of life.
A Radical Guide for Women with ADHD: Embrace Neurodiversity, Live Boldly, and Break Through Barriers by Dr Michelle Frank & Sari Solden
The first guided workbook for women with ADHD designed to break the cycle of negative self-talk and shame-based narratives that stem from the common and limiting belief that brain differences are character flaws.
Divergent Mind: Thriving in a World That Wasn’t Designed for You by Jenara Neremburg
A paradigm-shifting study of neurodivergent women—those with ADHD, autism, synesthesia, high sensitivity, and sensory processing disorder—exploring why these traits are overlooked in women and how society benefits from allowing their unique strengths to flourish.
ADHD 2.0: New Science and Essential Strategies for Thriving with Distraction–from Childhood through Adulthood by Dr. Hallowell & Dr. Ratey
ADHD 2.0 draws on the latest science to provide both parents and adults with ADHD a plan for minimizing the downside and maximizing the benefits of ADHD at any age. They offer an arsenal of new strategies and lifestyle hacks for thriving with ADHD.
Brain Hacks by Dr. Lara Honos-Webb
Learn how to strengthen your executive functioning including: focus and attention, planning and organization, cognitive flexibility, emotional regulations, and impulse control.
The ADHD Advantage by Dale Archer MD
Sharing the stories of highly successful people with ADHD, Dr. Archer offers a vitally important and inspiring new way to recognize ADHD traits in oneself or in one’s loved ones, and then leverage them to great advantage.
The Queen of Distraction by Terry Matlen, MSW
The Queen of Distraction presents practical skills to help women with ADHD achieve focus and balance in all areas of life, whether it’s at home, at work, or in relationships.
Learning Outside The Lines by Jonathan Mooney and David Cole
Written by two Ivy League graduates who struggled with learning disabilities and ADHD, Learning Outside the Lines teaches students how to take control of their education and find true success with brilliant and easy study suggestions and tips.
Manage Your Day to Day by 99U and Jocelyn K. Glei
This book contains practical tips and tricks to get shit done, broken into short chapters written by a slate of badass people. Punctuated with colorful graphic design and motivational mantras.
This book will help you learn to cut through the declutter, achieve better results in less time, dial down stress and stay on track.
This breakthrough book from James Clear is the most comprehensive guide on how to change your habits and get 1% better every day.
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