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AADD-UK: Peer-to-Peer Support Forum

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

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 - 2 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

4,891 39,440 Shine a light - understanding ADHD
by MrD
May 16, 2022 14:12:42 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.

96 410 Haydock (Merseyside) NHS ADHD clinic
by Rossall
May 12, 2022 15:14:54 GMT
No New Posts Parents

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

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by arman3
May 2, 2022 10:09:29 GMT
No New Posts Research Opportunities (Medical & Academic) - 1 Viewing

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.

102 381 Museums and ADHD
by Rossall
May 5, 2022 12:19:52 GMT
No New Posts Spouses/Partners

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

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by Rossall
May 11, 2022 13:43:32 GMT

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Rossall: Here's a link to the hello and welcome thread: aadduk.proboards.com/thread/1009/hello-welcome?page=17 May 8, 2022 11:49:16 GMT
stevekc: Hi I read Rossall's shout on introductions forum but apart from the Forum Staff's welcoming message I cannot find 'hello and welcome' thread... May 8, 2022 10:12:39 GMT
Rossall: Hello all, well, after hunting for it in several pharmacies have finally taken my first tablet of Xagittin XL 18mg. :) Haven't noticed any effects so far.. I'm hoping I can now stay off the booze and feel less frustrated with my life. May 3, 2022 14:27:01 GMT *
Rossall: If you click on the introductions forum and then click on the 'hello and welcome' thread then scroll to the bottom there is a box for your post. Then click 'post quick reply'. Apr 29, 2022 11:41:55 GMT *
leafy: Hi been looking around and not figured out how to do a post just to say hello, apart from on here? Apr 28, 2022 22:44:12 GMT
Rossall: Yea, I used to get into arguments and get banned on internet forums, mainly after I'd had a drink but I'm a lot more careful now. Try the A-Z expandable file I linked to though, it really helps you get organised. Apr 27, 2022 20:25:57 GMT *
leafy: less and less fond of going online except for music, on my last therapy session she recommended/ I look. I have it looks safe thanks Apr 27, 2022 20:21:28 GMT
leafy: Hi Rossall and thanks, staying off the drink is okish (aside when I got addicted to cough medicne.. some 7%!) massively dissorganised and getting much worse myself. Apr 27, 2022 20:18:55 GMT
easilydistracted: and another :) if there's any sense in the world then all the time they've saved with just doing phonecalls for established patients they'll be more able to see the new patients like yourself Apr 27, 2022 20:10:37 GMT
Rossall: I am now obsessively organised, have one of these: www.amazon.co.uk/Cathedral-Multi-purpose-expanding-manilla-Monthly/dp/B001VMAPBU/ref=asc_df_B001VMAPBU/?tag=googshopuk-21&linkCode=df0&hvadid=218230750958&hvpos=&hvnetw=g&hvrand=7288490506405678559 Apr 27, 2022 20:03:36 GMT
Rossall: Hi leafy, 8 months is a bit of a long time to wait after an assessment but hopefully it will come soon. There are lots of others in the same boat on here. A fellow alcoholic here. Well done for keeping off the booze. Apr 27, 2022 19:58:39 GMT *
leafy: i really want someone to understand me atm (aside from my dog) but don't understand or know what I want or articulate in Apr 27, 2022 18:59:53 GMT
leafy: hello, this is not a reply to the above but I suppose it is. I had assessment about ? 8 months ago, diagnosis to come I think, although don't know what that is. Bit of a mess, have been for ages (more so since rehab jan 2019 - not had drink since), Apr 27, 2022 18:57:35 GMT
Rossall: I think it varies by area. Once you've been diagnosed I wouldn't have thought the wait for the psychiatrist would be too long. I would guess it would be a case of weeks rather than months. Apr 22, 2022 12:37:33 GMT *
frankieadhd: Hey everyone! I was diagnosed this morning and was told the next step is a psychiatrist appointment for medication and forgot to ask how long it takes. Anyone have any idea? Apr 21, 2022 17:31:46 GMT *
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Rossall: I worked for 2 years in electronics (gave up due to depression) and since then I've done a variety of jobs such as weed spraying (had 3 road accidents), security, warehouse and machine operator. I've been out of work for quite a few years. (I'm 50 now) Feb 19, 2022 15:34:19 GMT *
michaelhanson: Alright guys/girls, Bit of shot in the dark but I'm wondering what careers people with ADHD have? I have had quite a few jobs and have struggled with my attention to details even when on medication. Bit worrying when you can't stick to something! Feb 18, 2022 16:10:44 GMT