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No New Posts Ground Rules, Purposes & Important Information re ADHD Assessments - 1 Viewing

This board is recommended reading for guests and registered members as it has a list of our forum rules, the four purposes of AADD-UK, as well as important information for people seeking an ADHD assessment.

We may add other information as it becomes relevant.

1 1 The Four Purposes of AADD-UK
by roland
Sept 9, 2015 13:39:20 GMT
No New Posts Introductions & Most Other ADHD Matters - 3 Viewing

You do not have to be a registered member to view & post on this board (if you do decide to register, however, you will also have access to member only boards).

This board is for introducing yourself & for discussing most other ADHD matters EXCEPT those for which we have separate boards as shown in the following 3 lists:

1. For use by both guests & members: (a) Parents; (b)Partners/Spouses.
2. Members can post but guests can only view: (a) ADHD Service Reviews; (b) Research Opportunities.
3. Members only: (a) Gender Issues; (b) Lounge; (c)Personal Accounts/Diaries/Venting.

Moderator: Atticus

4,463 38,311 Did your ADHD quite suddenly get worse at/after some point?
by ChimpGrips
Jul 5, 2020 19:31:23 GMT
No New Posts ADHD Services: Reviews

This board is for reviews (both positive & negative) of both NHS & Private ADHD Services. We only have 3 rules:

1. You can use the names of clinics & NHS trusts, but you MUST NOT name individual doctors.

2. You MUST NOT describe the details of any formal complaints you may have filed against private or NHS doctors/clinics/trusts.

3. You MUST NOT post a review for any service in which you have a beneficial interest also you MUST NOT place a review on behalf of someone with a beneficial interest.

These 3 rules exist for legal & ethical reasons. If any of these rules are broken, we will delete such posts without notice.

74 310 Services in Yorkshire
by toyfactory
Jun 23, 2020 9:52:50 GMT
No New Posts Parents - 1 Viewing

This board is for parents of ADHD people; you do not need to have ADHD yourself!

218 1,970 Academic achievement and ADHD?
by Ally5678
Jul 3, 2020 14:05:05 GMT
No New Posts Research Opportunities (Medical & Academic)

Note to researchers: we are keen to facilitate research which will benefit people with ADHD and you are allowed to recruit people for research projects by posting on our forum. But, the following terms must be met and must be clearly stated in your post:

1. You must first register as a member before you can place any posts.

2. Researchers must be at postgraduate level and beyond

3. Your post must include the following 12 items: project title, project description, the project objective, the design/methods of the project, characteristics of required participants, main outcome measures, names & status of researchers, name of funding bodies, names of any other involved organisations, starting date of project, expected completion date, and contact details.

4. You must also include details of ethical approval.

Any posts which do not meet these criteria will be deleted.

76 326 Cannabis improves ADHD
by mr Nice
Jun 18, 2020 14:14:10 GMT
No New Posts Spouses/Partners

This board is for spouses and partners of adults with ADHD to talk about anything they like.

150 1,258 14 years with ADHD husband
by AdeleS6845
Jul 1, 2020 12:02:44 GMT

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izzibear: Jax, did you get anywhere with the private option? My 19-year-old daughter was diagnosed with ADHD as a child but now Adult Services are refusing to renew her meds as they say her case isn't "severe" enough. Jun 29, 2020 8:59:16 GMT
incredibethy: hi my name is Beth, am 40 with adult adhd and been struggling for many years with thinking before I speak. I tried mindfulness and it leaves me depressed. Can anyone recoomend an affordable therapy option (I can master up to 50 pounds a session) Jun 19, 2020 10:21:13 GMT
moodie: hello adhd peeps ..... anyone else on dexamphets n finding it hard to deal w dehydration? Jun 17, 2020 12:44:55 GMT
jax: Hi, I have just registered on this forum, frustrated at delays waiting for my son to be assessed re ADD at Petherton, considering private route instead, any advice? Jun 6, 2020 15:37:16 GMT
vagueandrandom: look at my post about NHS Right to Choose in Reviews secction. Jun 5, 2020 17:18:49 GMT
zelda: Hi, I’m a 60 year old who has always struggled with anxiety and depression. My GP has suggested I may have ADD and we’ve done the ADD ASRS questionnaire but I’m told I can’t be referred as there are no services for adults my age. Any suggestions? Jun 3, 2020 7:41:31 GMT
jacob13: for private practices in the North West area to get an Elvanse prescription without testing for illicit drugs. aadduk.proboards.com/thread/12143/recommendation-prescription-drug-test-nw May 24, 2020 16:26:30 GMT
jacob13: Hi, I'm a young professional and my private doctor won't prescribe me Elvanse until I pass a drug's test, I'm 3 weeks sober from cannabis but still testing positive and may continue to test positive for THC for a long time. I'm looking for recommendations May 24, 2020 16:25:42 GMT
greenfern: Hello, I'm a 42-year-old mum and struggling with (undiagnosed) inattentive ADHD. Would like to talk to others in the same (messy and disorganised) boat. May 23, 2020 12:33:57 GMT
ninakay: no help in U.K. at all scared to the thought of no light at the end of the tunnel feel so pathetic and inadequate don’t know where to turn May 23, 2020 12:27:31 GMT
ninakay: Hi I’m Nina I’m 50 And having trouble getting diagnosed being told I will have to come off my anti depressants first May 23, 2020 12:26:18 GMT
flowergirl: Hi I'm new and very keen to find other women living with ADHD. I'm 48, diagnosed 4 years ago, Converta XL helps me hugely, but hormones try to up-end any equilibrium. Not much support in the UK for women with ADHD. Anyone out there who can advise? May 18, 2020 9:06:45 GMT
piratesm: nightowl and urcapable. Please could you send me that helpful link regarding going private? Mar 27, 2020 23:41:50 GMT
musictomyears: Hi, I am 50 and recently diagnosed with ADHD and Autism. I found Methyphenidate gave me anxiety. Just going to try Elvanse. Any women out there think that the menopause makes everything worse? Mar 19, 2020 21:07:05 GMT
nightowl: Hi. I'm newly diagnosed ADHD (inattentive) at 47. I have some questions about the cost of drugs going private so will be looking on here. Meanwhile thanks to for the helpful link. My daughter is dyslexic too so that will help! Feb 10, 2020 14:36:16 GMT *
tina: hello! Feb 7, 2020 16:37:27 GMT
kate: Hello I'm a 50 year old lady just realising I have ADHD. Jan 31, 2020 20:55:05 GMT
mamadedos: Anyone, everyone posting in the Shoutbox: If you would like a response or want to interact with other members, please go to the Forum and post in Introductions or Lounge or any of the topical boards. There is no way to get in touch with you from here. Jan 30, 2020 21:03:29 GMT
silver: My wonderful Mother recently declared I was diagnosed ADD, as a child. This would have happened sometime in the late 70's. Hmmm. Seriously? This is either a 'golden opportunity' or 'poison chalice' Current status.... sitting on the fence Jan 21, 2020 10:41:59 GMT
toshi: Hi ,there, I am 49 years old mum of 10 years old kid. I am bad parent, and it's made my kid unwell, my husband pointed out I have to change how I behave towards to my kid. NHS discharged me already, as they don't have any source in Cambridge. Jan 17, 2020 21:45:27 GMT