I Think I May Have ADHD
Knowing you have ADHD in itself can be a feat to be reckoned with. Sometimes it's not something we even recognize in ourselves but, rather, something those around us will bring to our attention. On the other hand, sometimes our ability to mask our symptoms will make ADHD practically undetectable. Given that symptoms can be so broad and seem so common in moderation, how can one go about this journey of self discovery?
What IS ADHD/ADD?
Common Symptoms & related
Ask Dr. Wong - Blog
Dr. David Wong | http://www.askdrwong.ca
Dr. Wong is a local ADHD specialist on Prince Edward Island who has a blog full of great information. After specializing in ADHD during his career as a pediatrician, Dr. Wong is now semi-retired and focuses on diagnosing and supporting adults with ADHD.
Canadian ADHD Resource Alliance (CADDRA)
CADDRA is an independent, not-for-profit, resource organization for medical, healthcare and research professionals with an interest in the field of ADHD.
Centre for ADHD Awareness Canada (CADDAC)
CADDAC is a national charity providing leadership in awareness, education, and advocacy for ADHD across Canada. They are committed to increasing the understanding of ADHD. They have many support programs, and their website is a fantastic resource for Canadians with ADHD.
Dr. Annick Vincent
Dr. Annick Vincent and her team have created a website full of resources about ADD/ADHD, with the goal of fostering understanding in order to provide better support for those impacted by ADD/ADHD.
(This website is also available in en français: http://attentiondeficit-info.com/a-propos)
PEI Mental Health Walk-in Clinics
PEI Medical Walk-in Clinics Provincial Government of Prince Edward Island
Mental health walk-in clinics offer immediate mental health support to help with anxiety, as well as life events causing stress and other mental health issues.
Note: The mental health walk-in clinics cannot prescribe medications or make referrals to a psychiatrist of psychologist, but they can be a great resource for crisis intervention/management.