Information Links

ADHD Across the Lifespan Clinic at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic
One of the few centers in the area that offers a treatment program specifically for children and adults with ADHD.

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)
Consistently rated as one of the top hospital systems in the nation, UPMC offers services in a number of areas.

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic (WPIC)
As part of UPMC, WPIC has been a national leader in the diagnosis, management, and treatment of mental health and addictive disorders. WPIC is also a leader in the research that provides a better understanding of the nature of mental health and addictive disorders as well as the treatments for these issues.

re:solve Crisis Network
Provides crisis services for children and adults 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

University of Pittsburgh
The University of Pittsburgh is one of the nations top universities both in the fields of research as well as academics.

University of Pittsburgh Department of Psychology
For over 100 years the Department of Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh has been a leader in research and training in the area of psychology.

University of Pittsburgh Department of Psychiatry
The Department of Psychiatry of the University of Pittsburgh, affiliated with Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, is consistently recognized as a leader in training and research, including a ranking as the leading Department of Psychiatry in funding from the National Institutes of Health.

Center for Children and Families at Florida International University
The Center for Children and Families (CCF) is an interdisciplinary center at Florida International University that focuses on a tripartite mission of education, research, and service.  CCF is our sister program, directed by Dr. William Pelham.  ADHD Resources for parents, teachers, and mental health professionals and educators are available on the CCF website.

Effective Child Therapy
The Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology sponsors this site that contains informational videos for parents to learn more about ADHD and other mental health disorders.

CHADD:  Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
A national non-profit organization representing children and adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

National Resource Center on ADHD
CHADD provides this resource that provides information on ADHD symptoms, assessments, medication, doctors, and other helpful resources.

CHADD:  Pittsburgh and Tri-State Area
Local chapter dedicated to helping adults with ADD/ADHD, as well as those who care about them.

Attention Deficit Disorder Association
The Attention Deficit Disorder Association is the world's leading adult ADHD organization.

ADHD Practice Parameters
The ADHD Practice Parameter from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) was designed to teach health care professionals about the best practices for evaluating and treating ADHD.

ADHD Parent Medication Guide
AACAP, along with the American Psychiatric Association, developed this medication guide to help parents understand medication treatment for children with ADHD.

Caring for Children with ADHD:  A Resource Toolkit for Clinicians
The American Academy of Pediatrics and the National Initiative for Child Health Quality (NICHQ) have developed "Caring for Children with ADHD" as a resource for clinicians who treat children with ADHD.

APA Online Topics: ADHD
The American Psychological Association provides an information page on ADHD with articles and other resources to help you better understand how ADHD is diagnosed and treated.

A.D.D. WareHouse
The A.D.D. WareHouse is a leading resource for understanding all developmental disorders including ADHD.

American Academy of Pediatrics

American Psychiatric Association

Idea Partnership
Information resource for the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)

IES
Institute of Education Sciences

NAMI
National Alliance on Mental Illness

NCLD
National Center for Learning Disabilities

NIH
National Institutes of Health

NIAAA
National Institutes of Health

NIDA
National Institute on Drug Abuse

NINDS
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

NIMH
National Institute of Mental Health

United States Department of Education

OJJDP
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology