RESOURCES

ADHD ReWired

https://www.adhdrewired.com/

Podcast and community

An excellent podcast to start with is #150: I don't know how to tell you this, this is ADHD

How to ADHD

https://youtu.be/LcZuL1jQJuM

Youtube channel that deals with topics important to ADHD in nice, bite-sized videos

Center for ADHD Awareness Canada (CADDAC)

https://caddac.ca/adhd/

A great resource for Canadians with ADHD

Canadian ADHD Resource Alliance (CADDRA)

https://www.caddra.ca/

A resource geared more toward research in ADHD

 

Dr. Russell Barkley

http://www.russellbarkley.org/

Dr. Barkley is a clinical psychologist who is an internationally recognized authority on ADHD/ADD

Below is a good video to introduce him, and also a good one for non-ADHD family members to watch in order to better understand what is going on (it is a portion of a talk he gave to parents of children with ADHD). 

https://youtu.be/_tpB-B8BXk0

ADDitude Magazine

https://www.additudemag.com/

An online publication dealing with all things ADHD

They host periodic webinars on interesting topics related to ADHD (free of charge)

LOCAL RESOURCES (PEI)

Dr. David Wong

www.AskDrWong.ca

Dr. Wong is a local ADHD specialist who has a blog full of great information on his blog. You can be referred to Dr. Wong's practice through your regular physician.

PEI Mental Health Walk-in Clinics

https://www.princeedwardisland.ca/en/information/health-pei/mental-health-walk-in-clinics

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.

PEI Medical Walk-in Clinics

https://www.princeedwardisland.ca/en/information/health-pei/walk-in-clinics

If you do not have a family physician you can seek care through medical walk-in clinics, they can prescribe medication and make referrals but it is at the attending physician's discretion.

Psychological Association of PEI

https://www.papei.org

This organization maintains a list of psychologists in PEI which can be helpful if you need to find a psychologist and do not have a family doctor to refer you.

Behavioural Support Team for Children

https://www.princeedwardisland.ca/en/information/health-pei/behavioural-support-team-children

This resource can help you with managing your ADHD child

COVID-19 RESOURCES 

The COVID-19 pandemic is a stress and disruption for everyone, but for those of us with ADHD there are some particular reasons it may be difficult to cope. We've assembled a collection of external resources that we think may be helpful to you:

 

CMHA (Canadian Mental Health Association COVID Resources)
https://cmha.ca/news/covid-19-and-mental-health

CADDAC (Center for ADHD Awareness Canada)
https://caddac.ca/adhd/resources/covid-19-resources/

CHADD (CHildren and Adults with ADD)
https://chadd.org/guidance-for-uncertain-times/

Financial assistance for Islanders affected by COVID-19
Provincial: 
https://www.princeedwardisland.ca/en/topic/covid-19-supports-and-services

 

Federal: https://www.canada.ca/en/department-finance/economic-response-plan.html 

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