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Patient Leader

Everything I used to know about ADD was wrong Getting a proper diagnosis and treatment was transformational; like losing 400 pounds, only from the mind rather than the body. I was more productive with far less wear and tear on my soul. Everyone deserves to have this feeling of being in charge of their lives, rather than being a confused victim of mysterious whims. It’s possible. I am an award winning producer, director, writer and comedic performer who has made hundreds of innovative television, radio and stage shows including: History Bites, The Red Green Show, Prisoners of Gravity, The Frantics and of course all of the videos on TotallyADD! Like many adults with ADD, I first suspected I might have ADHD when one of my children was being diagnosed. I realized that I scored higher on the tests than my child. This appealed to my competitive streak! For a long time, I managed my ADHD in a, well, ADHD kind of way—sporadically, when it reached a crisis. God bless television deadlines. I also unknowingly demonstrated most of the symptoms of ADHD through my disarmingly destructive character “Bill”. While it may seem odd for a comedian to be doing something quasi-educational, I actually have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physics from the University of Waterloo. They even named me one of their Top 50 Graduates Of The First 50 Years! While I’m tooting my own horn… I have since been given The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) Foundation’s Celebrity Transforming Lives Award. I’m deeply humbled to also be appointed to The Order of Ontario, as well as The Order of Canada for my work as an ADHD advocate. These appointments are the highest honours for the province, and the country I call home. TotallyADD is dedicated to helping adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder to liberate themselves from fear, shame, and stigma and create a life they love. Our mission is personal—we are a team of people with ADD or affected by it.

Finalist

Hilarious Health Activist

The Totally ADD community is awesome. The forum is full of very helpful information and friendly advice. It is a welcoming, non-judgemental community where adults with ADHD can socialize without fear.  — Lady

Rick Green has dedicated his writing and comedic talents to creating a website that helps adults with ADHD accept and embrace their neurological differences. He provides humour to allow those who are suffering a bit of respite from their troubles. He educates them using humour to help them feel that they are not lazy, crazy or stupid.  — Cherri

Rick & TotallyADD are using humour to help educate & enlighten the world about ADHD. And the memes on their Facebook page are a big part of that. In fact, lots of people come to the page because of those memes. Quick little bites of humour, just when we need them! First we laugh, then we learn. (Works for me!)  — Patte

The TotallyADD Facebook page has a fantastic bunch of memes! They're priceless bits of humour that help us to laugh at our ADHD foibles, instead of cursing at them.  — Patte

Rick Green's videos are funny, inspiring and educational. They bring the subject alive. Easily the best set of videos on the subject of ADHD that are freely available to anyone. His humour brings the subject to life.  — Helen

Rick Green makes me laugh. Rick Green slays dragons. He taught me to laugh at my own dragons. Rick has been able to meld his numerous talents, his intellect and wonderful sense of humor to bring a solid positive effect to thousands of people who have ADD/ADHD. He has brought these qualities to make his website, TotallyADD.com, a place where we can freely laugh, cry and learn. He's enlightened our families and friends and is dedicated to spreading awareness by educating the public with his entertaining and sincere presentations. He makes our lives much easier. Rick Green is my favorite Hilarious Health Activist.  — Mimi

When it comes to the potential adverse affects posed by unrecognized ADHD, there's nothing funny about it. But when it comes to reaching through the public's wide-ranging defenses about this surprisingly common condition, the humorous situations and stories employed by Rick Green have created a groundswell of new interest and engagement. He is hilarious alright, but he is also cleverly strategic in the solid information he imparts via his entertaining sketches, videos, and articles. Kudos, Rick and all the folks at TotallyADD.com!  — Gina

There is no one funnier than Rick and he brings education about ADHD with his Ha Has

Rick Green is the creator of 'ADD & Loving It?!' an award winning documentary about ADHD. The doc has run on PBS and CBC among many other places. After creating the doc Rick was overwhelmed by the people saying 'please don't stop there'. He changed gears from a very successful TV career and started TotallyADD.com.  — David

Rick has interviewed 75 experts in ADHD, then used those interviews to create videos on ADHD. An expert in comedy (co-creator of the Red Green show - 15 years Canada and US (PBS) Rick uses his unique brand of comedy to educate people about ADHD with a touch of humor. Rick's book 'ADD Stole my Car Keys' remains a favorite.  — David

Rick Green is a passionate advocate for people with ADHD. Rick created the award winning documentary ADD & Loving It?! and the website TotallyADD.com. He works tirelessly every day towards entertaining, educating, and engaging people with ADHD.  — David

Rick creates entertaining, engaging, educational videos about ADD/ADHD. He is a passionate advocate for people with ADHD and was recently awarded the Order of Canada for his advocacy work.  — David

Rick creates entertaining, engaging, educational videos about ADD/ADHD. He is a passionate advocate for people with ADHD and was recently awarded the Order of Canada for his advocacy work. Rick Green created the award winning PBS Documentary ADD & Loving It?! and the website TotallyADD.com to support people with ADHD.  — David

Rick has created or appeared in 700+ episodes of comedy & history television & radio. He was born a comedian and shines on Instagram. He is a passionate advocate for people with ADHD and was recently awarded the Order of Canada for his advocacy work. He'll make you laugh & if you're lucky he'll show you his train set!  — David

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