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The ADHD Brain: A User's Guide (in the know)
This webinar explores what ADHD is and how it is diagnosed, what's different about the ADHD brain, what is the cause of ADHD, what other problems are common and what is the treatment for ADHD.
ADD / ADHD Quick Reference Sheet
A list of the top websites, books, videos, toolkits and support services.
ADHD Parent Workshop Recording
This ADHD workshop for parents put on by the Provincial ADHD Program has information about: ADHD Basics, ADHD Medications and Comorbidities, Parenting a Child with ADHD, and ADHD and School.
ADHD: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Information for Families
This information booklet developed by BC Children's Hospital provides information for families on what ADHD is, the symptoms, assessment and diagnosis process, medications, parenting, school and homework, and more.
atomoxetine (Strattera®)
is a non-stimulant medication used to treat ADHD.
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Parent Program - FACES (Vancouver Coastal Health)
This program is designed to help develop positive parenting practices and behavioral management strategies for children who have been recently diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
BC Ministry of Education’s Special Education Resource Documents
Resource guide on teaching students with mental health issues including Attention Disorders, Behavioural Disorders, Autism, FASD, Eating Disorders, Learning Disabilities and Suicide Prevention
Canadian ADHD Medication Chart (Canadian ADHD Resource Alliance)
The charts (available in English or French) provide full colour illustrations of the medications available in Canada and list recommended doses and the delivery system involved.
Canadian Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Resource Alliance (CADDRA)
Offers resources for physicians, educators and parents on understanding and helping people with ADHD
FACES Vancouver
Faces is designed to help develop positive parenting practices and behavioral management strategies for children who have been recently diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
Facts for Families: Children Who Can't Pay Attention / AD/HD (American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry)
Parents are distressed when they receive a note from school saying that their child won't listen to the teacher or causes trouble in class. One possible reason for this kind of behaviour is Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
Facts for Families: College Students with ADHD (American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry)
Many students with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) attend college. College students with ADHD face a number of challenges, including choosing a supportive school and community where they can: find and access medical services, get help with organizing their schedule and life, and succeed academically.
guanfacine XR (Intuniv XR®)
is a long-acting non-stimulant medication used to treat ADHD and disruptive behaviour disorders.
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Learning Links: Enhanced Learning Series in Child and Youth Mental Health
LearningLinks is an online learning resource designed to enhance knowledge, skills and confidence in child and youth mental health to support the needs of health care professionals and improving access for children, youth and families to medical specialists with expertise in child and youth mental health in BC.

BC Children's Hospital

This is an agency of Provincial Health Services Authority, providing provincial tertiary mental health services to the citizens of British Columbia. Programs include: Adult Tertiary Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatric Services, Child & Adolescent Mental Health, Women’s Reproductive Mental Health, as well as the Provincial Specialized Eating Disorders Program for children and youth located at the BC Children’s Hospital.

Provincial Health Services Authority

Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) is one of six health authorities – the other five health authorities serve geographic regions of BC.

Ministry of Health

British Columbia Ministry of Health

RBC Children's Mental Health Project

RBC Children’s Mental Health Project is RBC's cornerstone “health and wellness” pillar; RBC Children’s Mental Heath Project is a multi-year philanthropic commitment to support community-based and hospital programs that reduce stigma, provide early intervention and increase public awareness about children’s mental health issues.

BC Children's Hospital Foundation

Through a wide range of fundraising events and opportunities, The BC Children's Hospital Foundation is united with its donors by a single, simple passion - to improve the health and the lives of the young people who enter BC Children's Hospital every day.