Resources

The following is a brief list of helpful references that provide information on mental health issues.

Family physicians accepting new patients:

Dr. Susan Ngo

http://www.atlasmedicalclinic.ca/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Information on mental health and addiction

www.camh.ca/EN/HOSPITAL/HEALTH

 

Information on ADHD and related issues

ADHD and Development Laboratory

socialsciences.uottawa.ca/adhd/

 

TVO Parent resources

www.teachontario.ca

 

Centre for ADHD Awareness, Canada

www.caddac.ca

 

Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario

www.Idao.ca

 

World Health Organization and Mental Health

www.who.int/mental_health/en/

This website allows you to choose your choice of languages.

 

Special Issue on Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), by The Hong Kong Society of Child Neurology and Developmental Paediatrics

www.hkcndp.org/cmst/doc/publication/brait

 

 

Interviews on video:

A video interview on ADHD issues. ‘The selling of ADHD: Diagnosis, prescriptions soar after 20 years of marketing effort by big Pharma’. A transcribed read version of this video is attached.

http://www.democracynow.org/2013/12/17/the_selling_of_adhd_diagnoses_prescriptions

In the video interview, Dr. Gabor Mate’ offered his opinion on this issue. He stated that…… the brain biology actually develops in interaction with the environment, ……that an individual’s physiology, including brain physiology, is in lifelong interaction with the environment……and to reduce that (ADHD) to a question of brain biology and to try and smooth it out by medications is an abdication of medical responsibility.

 

Articles

Special Issue on Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), by The Hong Kong Society of Child Neurology and Developmental Paediatrics

http://hkcndp.org/cmst/doc/publication/brainchild/85/Brainchild%202012%20vol%2013%20no1.pdf

A research study in Hong Kong reported that the future direction in the development of non-pharmacological and holistic approach to treat young adults with ADHD is indicated.

The title of the research article: Experiences of adolescents and young adults with ADHD in Hong Kong: treatment services and clinical management.

The electronic version of this article can be found online at: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-244X/15/95