Resources

ADHD and Executive Functioning

http://www.russellbarkley.org/factsheets.html

Russell Barkley, Ph.D is an internationally recognized doctor who has published numerous articles and information on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in children and Adults. His factsheets are great resources for individuals and families who want to learn more about executive functioning difficulties, the research behind it, and various tools. 

http://www.chadd.org

This is a link to a national support and advocacy group for children and adults with ADHD. On this website, you will find information and helpful tools on how to address ADHD symptoms with the school systems, facts and information on ADHD, articles, literature and research. 

Addiction

https://www.samhsa.gov/

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities. It provides helpful links and information about addiction, latest research, and tools. 

https://www.aa.org/

Alcoholics Anonymous® is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees for AA membership;  The primary purpose of the group is to stay sober and help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety.

https://al-anon.org/

Al-Anon is an alcoholic anonymous group specifically for family members and loved ones so that they have an opportunity to better understand the disease and experience their loved ones are going through. In addition, the group provides support and assist to members who feel helpless and can use some support during difficult times. 

Mood Disorders

https://www.ptsd.va.gov/

The national center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a great resource for individuals experiencing any PTSD symptoms and for families looking for additional tools and support. 

/https://adaa.org/

The Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA) is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and cure of anxiety disorders and to improving the lives of all people who suffer from them.

http://allaboutdepression.com/

All About Depression is a great resource to use to learn about clinical depression, signs, symptoms, and treatment options. 

HELPLINE and CRISIS Information 

National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Free and confidential support for people in distress, 24/7.

National Helpline: 1-800-662-HELP (4357)

Treatment referral and information, 24/7.