Troubles déficitaires de l’attention (TDA/TDAH)
Attenion Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA)
Provides information, resources and networking opportunities to help adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) lead better lives.
Practice guidelines for ADHD based on expert opinion and open discussion by Canadian Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Resource Alliance.
L'audience: Public, Primary Care
The Canadian Alliance for Monitoring Effectiveness and Safety of Antipsychotics in Children (CAMESA) guidelines provide parents and doctors with information about the side effects of antipsychotic drugs in children.
Offers resources for physicians, educators and parents on understanding and helping people with ADHD.
Offord Centre for Child Studies
The Centre of Knowledge on Healthy Child Development gives you access to important and up-to-date information that is based on the best scientific research currently available. It's designed to help you sort through all the conflicting information about what promotes, and what hinders, healthy child development so you can make better choices that will result in better outcomes for children.
Non-profit, parent-run organization with chapters throughout the country that provides: * Support and education for those with ADHD, for those who care for them. * Sponsors workshops, presentations and conferences on the latest breakthroughs and techniques involved in dealing with ADHD.
Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA)
Attending college or university opens up an exciting world of possibilities. It can also be pretty challenging. But if you’re living with a mental illness, you’ve faced challenges before. This resource is designed to make your transition to college or university just a little bit easier. It takes you through all the steps of going to school, providing information and tips for anyone living with a mental illness.
Iris the Dragon (Charity)
Iris the Dragon is a charity which creates educational material for adults and young readers to help facilitate a conversation between parents, teachers and children about issues relating to mental health and wellness. Now approved by the Departments of Education for the Province of Manitoba and Nova Scotia as acceptable resource material for their mental health curriculum, Iris the Dragon's books address a variety of emotional, behavioural and neurodevelopmental conditions and recognize the importance of family, school, and community in promoting the potential of every child and youth, regardless of mental health challenge.
Web-based tool that offers current service information as well as useful tools for kids, teens, parents, educators and community members.
OurHealthyMinds is about mental health. It celebrates the many ways we can be well, and honours the many ways we can experience mental illness - as an individual, a caregiver, a parent, a child or loved one.
L'audience: Primary Care
Comprehensive toolkit listing mental health resources of interest to primary care.
Hospital for Sick Children
Provides teachers and other education professionals with resources and materials that have been developed specifically to bridge the substantial gap between current neuroscientific understanding of ADHD and classroom practice.
Information about teen mental health from Dr. Stan Kutcher and colleagues.