Local, National, International Resources & Their Websites

 Crisis Resources:


Alberta Government Support, Drug Coverage: 

The Alberta Government offers Non-Group Coverage for supplementary health benefits, eligibility, benefits covered and premiums. The Non-Group Coverage program ensures all Albertans have access to a supplemental health benefits program that is economical. In addition, this program provides coverage for various health-related services not covered by the Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan (AHCIP). 


Regional Resources: 

  • Canadian Mental Health Association, Edmonton: CMHA promotes the mental health of all and supports the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental illness and their families through advocacy, education, research, services and supports.
  • 211 Edmonton: A free, confidential service that provides information and referral to a wide range of community, social, health and government services.
  • Child and Adolescent Services Association: CASA is a primary community-focused provider of mental health services for infants, children, adolescents and their families, located in Edmonton and central and northern Alberta.
  • Family Futures Resource Network: FFRN builds on the strengths of individuals and families through connection, support, and education to create a better future. They endeavour to provide low and no-cost programming and services.
  • LDEdmonton Learning Disabilities Association of Alberta (Edmonton Chapter) provides information, support and advocacy for individuals living with learning disabilities and ADHD
  • Corinne Eckert, Registered Psychologist: Social skills training.
 

Counselling or Support Groups:

  1. ADHD Association of Greater Edmonton (AAGE Monthly Support Group Meetings)
  2. Because I Love You (BILY)
  3. Child, Adolescent, and Family Mental Health (CASA)
  4. Parents Empowering Parents (Sherwood Park)

 


National & International ADHD Resources: 

National:

  • Centre for ADHD Awareness Canada: CADDAC is a national, non-profit umbrella organization providing leadership in education and advocacy for ADHD organizations and individuals across Canada. CADDAC is committed to increasing the understanding of ADHD, and decreasing the stigma of ADHD by providing up-to-date scientific information on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

 


International:

  • CHADD: US-based organization that provides evidence-based information on ADHD, support and advocacy.

Additional information and support on a variety of topic related to ADHD.

ADHD and Sleep here.

Edmonton Public Library here. 

You can find additional resources here. 



The information on the AAGE Web site is provided with the understanding that the organization is not engaged in rendering psychological, medical or legal advice or recommendations. The information on the website is not intended to replace consultations with qualified health care or legal professionals to meet your individual needs. References to any treatment or therapy option or any program, service, or treatment do not constitute an official endorsement by AAGE. Parents and professionals are encouraged to fully investigate treatment options and providers that may be most appropriate.


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