Here to Help: ADHD

For life’s big and small moments Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh staff have created Here to Help booklists. Here to Help booklists provide information and support in navigating life experiences. Librarians at your neighborhood library are here to help too and can offer suggestions for these or other topics of interest, as well as community information and resources. Through these booklists you can create opportunities to find connection, solace, comfort, or information for action. 

The books in this list provide information and resources for adults about attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). 

Not every book is available at all locations, but any title can be requested. Feel free to suggest some titles to us. New books are always being added to the collection.  

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ADHD & Us: A Couple's Guide to Loving and Living with Adult ADHD

Communicating and thriving in a neurodiverse relationship is possible. ADHD & Us gives couples the tools and strategies they need to connect as well as overcome the unique challenges they face on the road to long-term happiness and satisfaction. You can also check out this title as eAudio on Hoopla. 

ADHD Explained: Your Tool Kit to Understanding and Thriving

With a new wave of adult ADHD diagnoses sweeping the world, many are only just beginning to discover what it is that sets them apart, but few have learned what it takes to thrive… World-renowned ADHD expert, best-selling author, and TikTok sensation Dr. Edward M. Hallowell (a.k.a. Dr. Ned) demystifies this deeply misunderstood diagnosis in 100 lessons.

Succeeding with Adult ADHD: Daily Strategies to Help You Achieve Your Goals and Manage Your Life

This expanded and updated new edition of psychologist Abigail Levrini’s bestselling book offers realistic, proven strategies to help adults with ADHD lead more fulfilling and productive lives. With her extensive experience researching and treating adults with ADHD, Levrini provides user-friendly strategies for setting meaningful and realistic goals, developing a plan to achieve the goals, and staying on track while following the plan.

Taking Charge of Adult ADHD: Proven Strategies to Succeed at Work, at Home, and in Relationships

If you’re among the millions of adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), you need the latest facts about the disorder and its treatment. You need practical strategies to help develop your strengths and achieve your goals, whether on the job, in family relationships, or in personal pursuits. From renowned ADHD researcher/clinician Russell A. Barkley, this is the book for you. You can also check out this title as eAudio or eBook on Libby or always available as eAudio on Hoopla. 

ADHD for Smart Ass Women: How to Fall in Love With Your Neurodivergent Brain

With her signature wit and levity—in entertaining chapters designed for ADHD readers—Otsuka explores the unique challenges that ADHD women face and illuminates the extraordinary qualities that set them apart: overflowing creativity, laser-focused attention, deep empathy, and fearless entrepreneurial spirit. Even without an official diagnosis, readers will be equipped with the tools to conquer any to-do list and to tap into their true purpose, personally or professionally.