ADHD Aware film launch 'Living with Adult ADHD' featured image showing a peer support group member who was interviewed

ADHD Aware, a Brighton based charitable organisation that runs peer support groups for adults with ADHD, is pleased to announce that we have produced a film that explores what it is like ‘Living with ADHD’. The challenges, unique skills and the impact of peer group support. Taken straight from footage of genuine users experiences who…

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If you’re anything like me, ‘diet plans’ or ‘workout regimes’ are dirty words. Sometimes, seeing everything laid out in front of me in such a rigid way starts to give me a vague anxiety—“What if I forget bits? What if I get bored? Will I still do it? Is there even any point starting?” Leaving…

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ADHD Peer Support Groups over Zoom

ADHD Aware is a volunteer led Brighton based charitable organisation that supports people with ADHD. We are pleased to announce that we have been awarded funding from the Coronavirus Community Support Fund, distributed by The National Lottery. This funding will help us to continue to do our essential work providing peer support meetings for people…

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ADHD Aware are pleased to announce a new peer support group for parents of children and young people with diagnosed or suspected ADHD to come together and share experiences, knowledge and strategies. We will be offering monthly discussion about different ADHD related themes including sleep, self esteem and behaviour support, listening to individual experiences and…

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During these exceptional times of the Covid-19 pandemic, it can be an especially stressful time if you have are neurodiverse with ADHD or Autism. Here is a list of support resources for practical support, mental health and well being. Support Hubs https://covidbrightonhove.org.uk/ Food Please use food banks and deliveries responsibly https://bhfood.org.uk/category/directory-hub/food-banks/ https://www.eastbrightonfoodcoop.uk/ https://new.brighton-hove.gov.uk/coronavirus-covid-19/help-residents-access-food-deliveries https://vamospaella.co.uk https://wwwaldi.co.uk/food-parcels…

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Hope you’re all keeping well in these challenging times. In line with government guidelines, suggesting that we minimise social interaction, we are replacing all face to face support group meetings with Zoom online video meetings. This will affect all ADHD Aware support meetings going forward, so please DO NOT TURN UP AT THE BRIGHTHELM. This…

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FUNDING NEWS… Unfortunately, the successful neurodiverse partnership we have enjoyed over the last 3 years with Impetus (now Together Co) then latterly Assert, has not been refunded by Brighton & Hove Council. This is a tremendous blow, we gained £2000 per year from the partnership and all the benefits of support from another organisation. As…

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