ADHD Awareness Month – October 2023

October is International ADHD Awareness Month

ADHD WA invites you to join us this Awareness Month in six (6) different ways:

🍊 Wear Orange
Share a photo of you rocking orange for the day on social media. Use hashtag #ADHDAwarenessMonth and tag @ADHDWA and ADHDWA will repost it on our socials.

✴️ Attend ADHD WA Events
Picnic Party – Sunday 8 Oct
Walk and Talk – Wednesday 10 Oct
ADHD WA Conference – Saturday 14 Oct

📙 Donate Toward New Library Books
This ADHD Awareness Month, ADHD WA are seeking donations toward the purchase of new books for the ADHD WA Library. We are aiming to raise $1,000 to purchase 35 new books. Donate here

🥕 Host a Morning Tea
Gather your family, friends, or colleagues for an orange themed morning tea at your home or workplace. Use the time to bring awareness to ADHD by talking about ADHD and sharing your story.

🧡  Participate in a Peer Support Group
ADHD WA run online and in-person Peer Support Groups for Adults and for Parents each month for members.

💻 Online: Tuesday 17 | 7:30pm – 9:30pm | Register here
👋 In-Person: Thursday 26 | 9:30am – 11am | Register here

In-Person: Friday 13 | 10am – 12pm | Register here
💻 Online: Wednesday 18 | 7:30pm – 9:30pm | Register here

📳 Social Media
Social media can be a positive tool for spreading awareness and sharing your story. Consider using the hashtag #ADHDAwarenessMonth and tagging @ADHDWA throughout the month.

Follow ADHD WA on Facebook and Instagram where we will be posting facts about ADHD throughout awareness month and sharing stories from our members.

FUN FACT! Orange is the colour for ADHD Awareness.
Orange combines red, the symbol of pure energy, with yellow, the symbol of happiness. Orange represents enthusiasm, happiness, creativity, and stimulation.