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Seeking Support in Atlanta, GA

I’m looking for a support group in the Atlanta metro area.  I found one group but the location and time conflict with my schedule.  I can’t believe there is only one in a city of this size.

I’m approaching my 50th birthday but I was diagnosed only about six months ago.  I’m taking medication but I would really like to talk to someone.  I’m not real sure private sessions would be very beneficial right now.  Before I attempt to go down that road, I want to interact with people who have been successfully managing this disorder.

Any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Thank You.

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I too live in the Atlanta area and was also diagnosed at around 50 and share all of your expressed attitudes. I have resorted to mindfulness attempts and self education via internet. It is a handicap that makes a sometimes difficult life to begin with, even harder. For the most part I just do the best I can with what I have as do others with any handicap. It would be interesting to take part in a group and share with others. Know that you are not alone.

Posted by 326engr on Mar 08, 2014 at 7:13pm

Thanks for your response.  I really surprised at how little help there is available for adults with ADD.  But, I really should not be surprised because people only tend to respond to what they can see.  Broken bones get lots of attention a broken mind; well, your on your own with that. 

If you ever hear of anything in the area, please post immediately.  I would love to unloaded some of this burden.

Keep hanging in there.

Posted by Spellbound on Mar 19, 2014 at 3:51am

Hi there. I live in Atlanta also & was wondering if you had found a support group? What area do you live in? I was just wondering where the one you had found was. I am in the Marietta area. I am searching for one as well so I will share when I find something.

Posted by Cynlyn on Jun 08, 2014 at 3:57am

I am also in Atlanta (just east of town) and 50 and recently discovered this about myself. If we keep going with this thread, we will have our own group here soon.

Posted by thaicoffee on Aug 24, 2014 at 2:47am

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