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CADDAC May Newsletter

Continue your ADHD education!

Access 8 premium seminars recorded live in Calgary at our 15th Annual ADHD Conference.

·    Mindfulness and ADHD by Dr. Mark Bertin (Keynote Speaker)

·    ADHD: Attention Doesn't Half Describe It by Dr. Bertin (Keynote Speaker)

·    ADHD Through The Lifespan by Dr. Heather Baker

·    ADHD Procrastination Paralysis by Rhiannon Carter BA, B.Ed., PCC, AAMC

·    ADHD and Comorbidities by Dr. Sam Chang

·    ADHD and Autism: Similarities and Differences by Dr. Michael Lee Zwiers

·    Mental Toughness by Dr. Brent Macdonald

·    Thriving in the 9 to 5 by Faelyne Templer

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ADHD Stories

Down the Rabbit Hole by Dee


On a cold December afternoon in 2022, I requested a call with my family doctor that would change the trajectory of my life, and would be the missing piece of the puzzle I had been searching for.


I was concerned, after watching endless YouTube videos and listening to Spotify podcasts, there was a chance that I could be neurodivergent, with all signs pointing towards Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

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ADHD Support Groups

Feeling overwhelmed with life’s twists and turns? CADDAC’s ADHD Support Groups for Parents and Adults are led by trained facilitators who are all adults with ADHD.


Each session will allow you to share your story or strategies with others who understand what it means to be affected by ADHD. An email with the Zoom link will be sent a day before the session.


For more information about our ADHD Support Groups, contact info@caddac.ca

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ADHD and Substance Use Disorder Peer-led Support Groups


CADDAC's new ADHD and Substance Use Disorder Peer-Led Support Groups are open to any adults with ADHD in Canada who are struggling with Substance Use Disorder. These support groups receive funding support from Health Canada.


Through these virtual group sessions, participants will receive emotional support and mentorship, critical education about ADHD, and strategies on how to manage some of the core symptoms that have led to substance use. These groups are offered in different time zones across Canada and are led by trained Peer Support Facilitators. Feel free to register for whichever timezone works best for your personal schedule!

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How to Succeed as a Student With ADHD

Attending school when you live with ADHD means that you are faced with numerous obstacles that can get in the way of your goals. No matter how motivated you are to succeed, challenges with time management, disorganization, impulsivity and executive dysfunction may leave you feeling frustrated and unable to show off your true potential. 


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