Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA): An international nonprofit organization providing information, resources, and networking to adults with ADHD and to the professionals who work with them.
Attention Deficit Information Network (AD-IN): The Attention Deficit Information Network, Inc. is a non-profit volunteer organization. They offer support and information to families of children with ADD, adults with ADD and professionals through a network of AD-IN chapters.
The Center for Mental Health Services: The Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS) is the Federal agency within the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) that leads national efforts to improve prevention and mental health treatment services for all Americans. CMHS pursues its mission by helping States improve and increase the quality and range of treatment, rehabilitation, and support services for people with mental health problems, their families, and communities.
Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD): CHADD is the nation's leading non-profit organization serving individuals with AD/HD and their families. CHADD has over 16,000 members in 200 local chapters throughout the U.S. Chapters offer support for individuals, parents, teachers, professionals, and others.
National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD): The NCBDDD is part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, on of the major operating components of the government's Department of Health and Human Services. The NCBDDD/CDC has found ADHD to be such a prevalent and debilitating disorder that they have considered it to be a public health issue. They've created a research agenda in ADHD and present some excellent information.
National Institute of Mental Health: The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is one of 27 components of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Federal government's principal biomedical and behavioral research agency. The NIMH mission is to reduce the burden of mental illness and behavioral disorders through research on mind, brain, and behavior. This public health mandate demands powerful scientific tools to achieve better understanding, treatment, and eventually, prevention of the disabling conditions that affect millions of Americans.
National Resource Center on AD/HD: The National Resource Center on AD/HD (NRC): A Program of CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder), was established in 2002 to be the national clearinghouse for the latest evidence-based information on AD/HD. The NRC provides comprehensive information and support to individuals with AD/HD, their families and friends, and the professionals involved in their lives
Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies: The Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies is a professional organization that is concerned with the application of behavioral and cognitive sciences to understanding human behavior and developing interventions to enhance the human condition. They have a large, searchable database of behavioral and cognitive therapists across the U.S. and Canada.