Here at ADHD WA we strive to help and support the community in having a voice and promoting change. Unfortunately, as a small not for profit organisation with no government funding we do not have the resources for individual advocacy. However, we advocate on behalf of everyone with ADHD via the media and ministers when opportunities arise.


Call to Action – Shortage of Doctors to Diagnose and Treat ADHD

Dear Members and Friends,

As you know, we tried unsuccessfully in 2021 to arrange a meeting with the WA Health Minister, to discuss the desperate shortage of doctors qualified to diagnose and treat ADHD. We then started an advocacy campaign in December which was paused as a new Health Minister was appointed. In January we wrote to the Hon Amber-Jade Sanderson requesting a meeting to discuss the issue. To date, the only reply received was an auto-response email from the Minister’s Office informing us that COVID was being prioritised.

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