Living with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a condition that affects people’s behaviour and presents a set of challenges that can make life more difficult. 

People with ADHD can seem restless, may have trouble concentrating, may act on impulse, and have other symptoms that impair everyday life. 

Here you can find factsheets, tips and information, organisations, apps, podcasts, and services available in Edinburgh, which can help you better understand the challenges those with ADHD face and ways you can help and support yourself and others. 

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These factsheets will help you better understand what ADHD is, and the impact it can have.

ADHD factsheet from Mind

ADHD factsheet from The NHS

ADHD Factsheet from YoungMinds

Tips and information

Here you will find tips and information on ADHD.

Living With ADHD: Strategies for Well-Being from LivingWell

10 Tips For Coping With Your ADHD Symptoms from The ADHD Center

8 Tips for Living With ADHD as an Adult from VeryWell Mind

Organisations and services

Here is a list of UK wide organisations related to ADHD –

The ADHD Foundation


The UK adult ADHD network

The UK ADHD Partnership

The Scottish ADHD Coalition

If you are looking for local support, please go to our service directory to find out what services and projects are available to you – iThrive Edinburgh service directory

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