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Canadians Continue to Underrecognize a Serious Precursor to Mental Health Disorders
Toronto, ON – October 03, 2022:
A new paper, ADHD and Mental Health, authored by the Centre for ADHD Awareness Canada (CADDAC), highlights the fact that ADHD is a significant precursor to additional mental health conditions.
Families want ADHD to be an Ontario Election Issue but Need Help Finding their Voices
May 11, 2022
To help the more than 500,000 Ontarians who live with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) effectively engage with candidates in the upcoming provincial election, the Centre for ADHD Awareness Canada (CADDAC) has released an election toolkit.
Three Provincial Education Systems are Failing Students with ADHD
A national report comparing provincial and territorial special education systems found that three provinces failed the grade in providing equitable access to education for students with ADHD.
Women with ADHD: At great risk for mental and physical health disorders
Recent Canadian studies, lead by, Professor Esme Fuller-Thomson Ph.D., Director of the Institute for Life Course & Aging at the University of Toronto, report that 1 in 4 women with ADHD have attempted suicide in their lifetime and are 69% more likely to have had a substance abuse disorder.
Students with ADHD Ignored as Boards Review Effect of Covid
Students with ADHD, and others unrecognized as having a disability by the Ontario Ministry of Education, will be excluded from research investigating the impact of covid, online schooling and quad systems.
Discriminatory Policy Implemented by The TDSB Will Do More Harm Than Good
May 5, 2021
Canadian ADHD Organizations Call on Provinces to prioritize individuals with ADHD in COVID-19 vaccination rollout
April 22, 2021