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The purpose of ADHD-Europe is to advance the rights of, and advocate on every level throughout Europe for people affected by AD/HD and co-morbid conditions in order to help them reach their full potential.

To accomplish this, the Association shall facilitate the efforts of national and regional AD/HD organizations in Europe to acquire the necessary funding to enable them to implement projects and procedures to improve the lives of people with AD/HD in their respective communities. It shall also promote the dissemination of information and support to those who live or are in contact with persons who have AD/HD.

ADHD-Europe shall represent those concerned to all international institutions and liaise with other Non-Governmental Organizations sharing similar aims and objectives. It shall advocate with the European institutions and the European community for its members on the topic of AD/HD with a view to effecting policy and improving existing legislation on issues connected to AD/HD.

The Association shall promote AD/HD awareness and information on a European level, promoting evidence-based treatment and supporting the efforts of its members throughout Europe, in an effort to combat ignorance, stigma and intolerance with regard to AD/HD.

Other fields of activity shall be in the areas of:

  • public and professional education,
  • rights of individuals and their families,
  • support for, and participation in, scientific research with particular emphasis on early intervention.

To achieve these goals, the Association shall become a knowledge centre on the subject of European funds, rules and regulations, gathering, disseminating and making this information available to its members. As an information center, ADHD-Europe shall encourage discussion, opinion forming, and public debate in the area of mental health care.


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