mADDchester Support Group Meetings


All are welcome – friends, relatives, partners and especially the undiagnosed (we all started out undiagnosed so know what’s what).

The format is simple – there are no rules, no charges, no notes taken – you show up (we aren’t bothered if you turn up at your leisure)  and ask anything you want, there’s usually someone with relevant experience. You don’t even have to talk about ADHD – it’s completely open.

And we’re friendly. ADHDers tend to be friendly and non-judgemental (who are we to judge?) and everyone had to come to a first meet, so we know what that feels like, so we’re very welcoming.

Look out for me (David) – mug shot below. That shirt is my meet ‘uniform’. Also Tufty the Squirrel, who will be on our table.

It’s usually best to email a few days before to get my number (if I put it here I get spam calls all day long).


If anyone wants to arrange their own meet send an email and it can appear here – we’re here to support you!


if you need any further detail mail us – the address is

If you have any issues you don’t want discussing in open meeting you can always talk, in confidence, with our staff by email, phone or in person, to see if we can help. Catch us at the meeting or arrange any other contact by mailing the address above.


Are you terrible at checking for updates?

Ask to be on our mailing list (spam free) so the updates come to you.

Send an email to the address above asking to be added to it.


March 2020


Sunday 8th March


The Nexus Art Cafe 1-3PM

2 Dale Street

Manchester M1 1JW

Close to Piccadilly Station/Gardens – sorry, no free parking nearby even on Sunday.


March 2020

Monday  16th  March  7-9PM


Costa Coffee

The Trafford Centre

at the front of the food court, between Five Guys and Nando’s, near the exit to the car park.

M17 8AA

Please check that we haven’t been forced to cancel due to that damned virus – as close to the meet time as you can.

February 2020

Wednesday 26th  7-9PM

A Social at

The Bull’s Head

84 London Road


M1 2PN

The pub is opposite Piccadilly train station taxi rank

There is parking in the side street (Granby Row) – pay and display till 8PM, free after that.

 July 2019

Monday 29th July 7-9PM

Jackson’s Boat (pub)

Rifle Rd, Sale M33 2LX

The pub has a large beer garden – if it’s not raining we’ll probably be there.

It’s an open area so there might not be shade. Get sunscreen, or a hat, if you are sun bothered.

Well behaved dogs/children are welcome.

They have a pay and display car park – fee refundable if you make a purchase.

If you’re anything like me then you’ll take the free option and walk rather than trying to remember change/refunds. Both Sale Water Park and the tram stop have free parking – it’s a short walk away.

Getting there – car. Best to take Junction 6 of the M60. It’s signposted from there. Set sat-nav to M33 2LX.

Tram. The Metrolink Victoria-Manchester Airport line is a very short stroll away.



12 Responses to mADDchester Support Group Meetings

  1. tove says:


    Cannot wait to meet you all, where do you meet?


  2. Griff says:

    First meeting I’ve missed!!! 🙁 I was doing so well!!! What was it like???? What happend????……….I bet it was rubbish!!!!!

  3. tove says:

    Was my first toe in the water of a world with other people who are normal (we are normal – its the rest that aren’t!!).

    Thanks to dave and steve you made me very welcome and strangely excited about life. I can now look forward to meeting everyone else, was a good start for me, broke me in gently!


  4. dave says:

    was great to see LGF and Steve again, and meet Ann and lurch!

    See you all next month. you do not know what a positive influence you have on me.

    Cheers and thanks


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  8. XboxGuru says:

    Meeting others was great! What stories we have… Theres just so much more to learn and figure out. Dave that was super cool! Thanks. Will be back!

  9. kevblimey says:

    Dave, I ‘d forgotten about this site.
    It’s the picture that reminds me of my favourite uncle now sadly missed, and his habit of looking stern (but fair) scaring all the meek minded. He was the best. And also the worst.
    You need to come over to mine when my son’s godmother visits.
    I would have mailed you, but that’s always gonna run the risk of developing a new distraction culminating in my forgetting what task of communication with you to be completed. 😎

  10. Scuffer says:

    Made my first visit to a Social at the Bulls Head.

    It was great to meet so many other people with similar stories, and I will definitely be coming along to the next get together.

    I am sure there is a lot we can learn from one another.

    Thank you to everyone who was there.

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