ADHD self-help resources

These self-help resources provide guidance and information and have all been quality assured by a Clinical Psychologist.

Resources for young children

Resources for teens 

  • Thriving with ADHD: This booklet helps young people understand ADHD and provides useful tip and advice. Credit: ADHD Foundation
  • Managing ADHD: This worksheet provides useful advice on how to manage symptoms of ADHD. Credit: Therapist Aid.
  • A teenagers guide to ADHD: This booklet is for teenagers who have ADHD or for anyone that knows a teenager who has ADHD. This will help you to understand what ADHD is, how it can affect us and ways that we can manage it. Credit: ADHD Foundation.
  • Stories that never stand still: This book gives you an opportunity to learn or remind yourself about the positives of having ADHD. Credit: Takeda

Resources for parents and carers

  • ADHD. A Guide for Parents: This booklet provides parents with useful advice on how to support a child who has ADHD.
  • Understanding and supporting my child’s ADHD: This booklet provides advice to help parents learn how to help their child thrive and live successfully with ADHD.
  • Stockport Information and Childcare Directory: This website provides various videos to help parents support children with ADHD. These videos include the following topics ‘what ADHD is’, ‘challenging accessing services’, ‘challenges with life skills’, ‘challenges with education’ and ‘challenges with peers’.

Useful contacts

  • M9 ADHD Parent Support Group. (Telephone – 07960049486, Email – This is a voluntary parent support group run by parents and families who have a family member with ADHD in North Manchester.
  • TAAG Teenage ASD ADHD Group (Telephone – 07738129447, Email – This is a non-profit voluntary community support group to support parents and carers of children and young people who have a diagnosis of ADHD, Autism and/or communication difficulties.
  • Young Minds Parent Helpline: detailed advice, emotional support and signposting about a child or young person up to the age of 25 – 0808 802 5544 (9:30am-4pm, Monday-Friday). Webchat online support (aged 13-25) – speak to a mental health practitioner or a counsellor through weekly messages or a live text chat: