CADDRA is a Canadian non-industry, not-for-profit, independent association. We are an alliance of healthcare professionals supporting patients with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and their families.

As leaders in the field, our members conduct research, treat patients and produce the Canadian ADHD Practice Guidelines (3rd edition, 2011) for treating ADHD.The Guidelines include a CADDRA ADHD Assessment Toolkit which enables front-line clinicians conduct a standardized and comprehensive assessment. CADDRA provides training and support for medical and healthcare professionals on ADHD.

Our Mandate

CADDRA – Canadian ADHD Resource Alliance is a non-profit organization supporting healthcare professionals in the assessment and treatment of individuals with ADHD.

Our Vision

To improve the quality of life and reduce the suffering of people with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and their families while maximizing their potential across the lifespan.

Our Mandate

  • To provide guidelines for the biopsychosocial assessment and treatment of ADHD (Canadian ADHD Practice Guidelines)
  • To take a leadership role in the education and training of healthcare professionals in the field of ADHD
  • To support ADHD research in Canada
  • To collaborate with other stakeholder groups in the field of ADHD
  • To advise and support governments, academic institutions and employment organizations on issues related to ADHD