Welcome to our world! We are adults who live with Adult ADD/ADHD. In case you don’t know already, it is estimated that 4 – 7% of the adult population have ADD/ADHD–that’s tens of millions of people! Of that number, only 10% are treated and diagnosed, according to ADHD expert, Russell Barkley. Wow–that means a lot of people are out there going it alone, many unaware that life doesn’t have to be so difficult.
5/24/12 A few changes to the site – it is time for the Adult ADHD program in Denver to start up, so my services will now only be available through Turning Points at Arapahoe/Douglas Mental Health Network. If you do not live in Denver, you can find a coach who specializes in ADHD through the ADHD Coaches Organization, www.adhdcoaches.org. The services available at the ADMHN Adult ADHD program in Denver include:
- Assessment and Diagnosis
- Individual and Group Therapy
- Skill-building Classes and Workshops
- Special Topic Seminars
- Medication Evaluation and Management by a Psychiatrist
- Coaching, Accountability Sessions and Body Doubles
- Adult ADHD 101 – Free Monthly Overview
For more information call 303-910-2425 or email email@example.com
5/1/2012 For those in the Denver area, we are launching the first leg of the Adult ADHD program at Turning Points, a part of Arapahoe/Douglas Mental Health Network in May. Adult ADHD 101: What is it? Do I have it? is a free overview of the adult version of this disorder that has been unrecognized for so very long. Here the details – stay tuned for more details about life skills classes and coping skills groups that are expected to start in June!
Adult ADHD 101: What You Need to Know - Free!
Previously, the medical community believed that kids with ADHD magically outgrew the symptoms after puberty. Now we know that 65% or more continue to have problems as adults, including those who were never officially diagnosed. Because the three types of ADHD are so different, it is very hard to identify. The stigma of drug-seeking and shame of being unable to do things that come naturally for others prevent adults from asking for help.
What you will learn:
- Define three types of adult ADHD with examples
- Explain executive functions, the ‘sleepy brain’ concept and causes
- Discuss emotional regulation, hyper-sensitivity and over- stimulation
- Explore co-existing disorders frequently seen in adults with ADHD
- Outline key areas of daily life most affected by adult ADHD
- Explore current treatment models that are effective in managing adult ADHD
May 26, 2012
Parker Library – 10851 S. Crossroads Drive, Parker, CO
June 9, 2012
Koelbel Library – 5955 South Holly Street, Centennial, CO
10 AM-11:30 AM
July 14, 2012
Castlewood Library – 6739 South Uinta Street, Centennial, CO
11AM -12:30 PM
August 11, 2012
Southglen Library – 6972 South Vine Street, Centennial, CO
Noon – 1:30 PM
Register: Call 303 779 9676
3/22/12 - LuAnn is working with Arapahoe/Douglas Mental Health Network to implement a new program for adults with ADHD in the Denver metro area offered through Turning Points Counseling Center. The details of the first free Adult ADHD 101 presentation will be announced within one week. This will be a monthly event to raise awareness about adult ADHD and the impact on work, relationships, school success, financial and household management, etc. These monthly presentations will help those who are concerned about ADHD to learn more about the signs and symptoms of ADHD in adulthood, and introduce our new programs for adults, couples and families living with ADHD to those who may benefit.
These programs will include workshops and classes for managing daily activities at home and in the workplace, improving relationships and coping with the emotional and social aspects of ADHD and related disorders. Stay tuned for more details!
NEWS! We have implemented a new policy called ‘pay what you can‘ for services and products. In short, we list the standard prices, but you also have the option to ‘pay what you can‘. Our goal – ensure everyone has access to what they need regardless of their ability to pay. Email for details about our ‘pay what you can‘ policy for coaching, mentoring. case management and consultation services. We believe this policy will work if everyone pays what they can, and passes the word to others. Thanks – LuAnn
Things you want to do while you’re here:
- Download a free copy of Facing the Giant: ADHD in the Workplace
- Download a free sample of In Search of Your Best (ADHD) Self
- Get your copy of the new Special Report – Adult ADHD: On Campus and At Work
- Sign up for our mailing list to our receive weekly newsletter
- Buy a copy of the skills eworkbook In Search of Your Best (ADHD) Self: Psychosocial Skill Development
- Explore one-on-one and group coaching options
This site is all about you. Rather, us. It’s about how to live a balanced life with attention deficit disorder. We talk about medical and non-medical approaches to manage the symptoms of ADD/ADHD. And, about work/school concerns, legal issues, co-occurring conditions and dealing with the social and emotional challenges that we often encounter. The focus here is on hope, wellness, support–finding your best self–and treating yourself well. Check out posts and articles about current research, mindfulness meditation, self help options, relationships and more!
To learn more about LuAnn, the founder of the site, follow this link. You may not know much about LuAnn; she has been working offline with thousands of people over the past 25 years. The timing seems right to offer similar services to people online, so stop by anytime – we’re looking forward to hearing from you – often!
Check this out – survey results of ADHD adults and kids – amazing information from the ADHD Awareness Coalition!