As I find websites that I find useful and in one way or another, related to our ADHD lives, I add them here.
If you have a favorite you’d like to suggest, please let me know!
ADDitude Magazine – You can’t find a better, more comprehensive website dedicated to all aspects of life with ADHD than ADDitude! Bookmark it! You’re going to refer to it often!
It’s so sad that this section of my resource page is the largest, but that’s the brutal truth.
Drug Rehab – A really comprehensive site, for possible addicts and their families. Includes resources on finding treatment, how to pay for it, and much more. Someone is available 24/7 to talk if needed.
Drug Rehab – This is another site devoted to addiction, treatment, and mental health. Worth checking into.
Guide to Addiction and Rehab Addiction can sometimes be part of life with ADHD. If this applies to you or someone you know, this guide may help.
Guide to Heroin Addiction Addiction for many people, not just those with ADHD, starts out with prescriptions and leads to heroin, which is more affordable.
Guide to Heroin Rehab A companion guide to the above.
How Addiction Affects the Brain This guide is very comprehensive, and while I wish that it were powerful enough to dissuade someone from substance abuse, I doubt that it could. It is an excellent resource for family members and loved ones, however. It offers an insight as to why and how addiction occurs.
How to Rebuild Your Finances After Rehab A really important guide to help you get back on your feet after you’ve successfully made it through rehab.
Recovery Village – an organization with locations across the country, dedicated to providing the best treatment possible to those struggling with substance abuse and co-occurring disorders. There are a lot of resources on this site; well worth a visit if it’s relevant for you.
RehabNet Alcoholism and addiction are on the rise among senior citizens. This site has some valuable information and can offer help.
ReHab Spot Offers treatment for addicts and a wealth of education for their friends and family. Specific parts of their site are dedicated to alcohol, and to some of the most prevalent drugs out there – benzodiazepines and opioids.
This article from ACCEL (Arizona Centers for Comprehensive Education and Life Skills) focuses primarily on students with Autism and how they might be helped with aquatic therapy. While the majority of the article (in my opinion) is not relevant to those of us with ADHD, some parts can be; for instance, the pressure of the water is compared to a weighted blanket, which can be therapeutic for ADHD.
Free Grants for Women is a website that offers all kinds of resources for finding grants and financial aid if you are a woman. Extensive collection of resources.
Guide to Paying for College for People with Disabilities – this is a resource guide for financial aid and support from LendEDU.
Any Marie Kondo fans out there? If folding your clothes “sparks joy” in you, then you will love the graphic that Derek from Modern Castle put together! Take a look!
Although An ADD Woman isn’t about parenting, these sites offer good information for adults as well.
Parenting A Child with ADHD Lots of good information for adults with ADHD. Worth a look even if you don’t have a child with ADHD.
Helping Children with ADHD and ASD Sleep Don’t be fooled by the title; there is a lot of good information here for adults, too.
Tanya Geisler I think that Tanya Geisler is an inspiration. I especially love her idea of an impostor complex.
What to Say When You Talk to Yourself This is a condensed version of the book set up in a Power Point presentation.
ADHD and Sleep is a comprehensive article about the link between ADHD and sleep problems from Written by Dr. Brandi Bolling a Pediatrician and Psychiatrist specializing in ADHD.
This following set of links was shared by Christy from Wondermoms. She is the mom of a special needs child and these are resources that she felt might be useful to us.
Tenants Rights and Housing Assistance for the Disabled
Managing Your Child’s Transition to Adulthood
Transition to Adulthood: Home Remodeling for Young Adults with Special Needs
Special Needs Checklist: How Disability-Friendly is Your City?
Vocational Training for Adults with Special Needs