Want to raise awareness of ADHD with an elected officials or decision maker (MPP, MLA, MP) but not sure how? It’s as simple as an email, here’s how…

Step 1

Find your elected official’s e-mail address by using the link below and use it to address your e-mail.

Canada British Columbia Alberta
Saskatchewan Manitoba Ontario
Quebec New Brunswick Nova Scotia
Prince Edward Island Newfoundland and Labrador Yukon
Northwest Territories Nunavut

Step 2

Write your subject line…

“October is ADHD Awareness Month, this is what I want you to know about ADHD”

Step 3

Choose one of the ADHDSpeaks videos and include the link in your email.

Adolescents with ADHD, #ADHDSpeaks
youtu.be/uGSHcHcVnIo 

Adults with ADHD, #ADHDSpeaks
youtu.be/govXPylV5JY

That’s Me, I Have ADHD!
youtu.be/Y4TELMCf98g

Or pick another video from our YouTube Channel
youtube.com/user/adhdvid 

Step 4

Write or choose opening and closing statements. Feel free to write additional information, share your story or make a specific ask in your email.

The message on this video speaks to me because I also have ADHD.

As my elected official I would like you to be aware of the information shared in this media release.

The message on the video that I am sharing with you speaks to our family because ADHD has affected several of our family members.

I am sending you this media release to inform you about ADHD which is of great interest to my family.

I am sending you these videos to inform you about ADHD and the experiences of students with ADHD in our school system.

I am sharing this ADHD Awareness video with you because as a constituent I would like my representative to be aware of the consequences that ADHD can have on individuals when left untreated.

As one of your constituents and an adult with ADHD I am sending you this ADHD Awareness video as a means of informing you about ADHD.

I look forward to receiving your thoughts on how your government will improve this situation.

I would like to book a meeting with you to share our family’s challenges and concerns.

I would like to book a time for us to discuss my concerns over the phone.

I look forward to hearing about your feedback on the video that I have shared.

I look forward to knowing how you would respond to this media release if interviewed.

As one of your constituents I am asking that my provincial (federal) government form a working committee to address the socioeconomic consequences of not supporting those with ADHD.

As one of your constituents I would like you to be aware of the lack of resources for adult ADHD resulting in the continued under diagnosis of ADHD in Canada and inadequate treatment.

As your constituents our family is greatly concerned that our Ontario (BC or Quebec) Ministry of Education and school boards continue to refuse to officially recognize ADHD as the significant risk to learning that research has shown it to be. This has resulted in a lack of training for educators on ADHD and insufficient resources for these students.

As my MPP (or MLA) or (the Minister of Health) I would like to make you aware of the lack of resources adults with ADHD struggle with in our province.

As my MPP (or MLA) or the (Minister of Education) I would like to share with you our great concerns about the lack of ADHD training of educators in our province.

As a concerned parent of a child (or adolescent) with ADHD (or an adult with ADHD) the lack of resources to treat ADHD are of great concern to me. As someone in a position to make a difference I am asking that you become informed about these issues.

The lack of understanding of ADHD as a disability (in the workplace) or (in the justice system) or (in the healthcare system) has greatly impacted (me) or (our family).