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    International OCD Foundation

    Our mission is to help all individuals with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and related disorders to live full and productive lives.

    We work to increase access to effective treatment, end the stigma associated with mental health issues, and foster a community for those affected by OCD and the professionals who treat them.

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    Advocacy Spotlight: Ethan S. Smith

    Ethan’s journey has not been an easy one, but it is a story that should give hope to the thousands of individuals affected by severe OCD, or watching their family members or loved ones struggling.

    Watch Ethan’s keynote speech from the 21st Annual OCD Conference, and read his blog about his journey from patient to advocate.

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    OCD Awareness Week #OCDweek

    International OCD Awareness Week is celebrated on October 13-19, 2014.

    Join us for this opportunity to help spread awareness about OCD and related disorders, and fight stigma.  Events will be taking place around the globe, and across the web.

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Find Help

Search the Resource Directory for therapists, clinics, treatment programs, support groups, and organizations (such as affiliates and global partners) specializing in OCD and Related Disorders in your area.

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Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and related disorders affect more than 1 in 100 people around the world — but there is hope. Learn about treatment, research, and other resources that can help.

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Make a difference by becoming a member or donating to the IOCDF, and support our mission to help all individuals with OCD to live full and productive lives.

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From training and educational opportunities to networking, the IOCDF has much to offer the mental health professional community. Our professional and institutional members form a strong community of knowledgeable providers and researchers who are working to improve the lives of those affected by OCD across the US, and around the world. By becoming a member of the IOCDF, you are joining the “best of the best” in OCD treatment and research.

New! Hoarding BTTI

The Behavior Therapy Training Institute (BTTI) is an in-depth, three-day intensive training course in Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) for mental health professionals. This fall, we are holding the first-ever BTTI dedicated to treating hoarding disorder on October 31–November 2, 2014 at Boston University in Boston, MA. Registration Opens in August 2014.

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Your gift has the power to change the life of someone living with OCD.

Your gift will help the IOCDF to make effective treatment more accessible, help raise awareness about OCD, and help to train clinicians and therapists how to best treat OCD and related disorders.

Let's work together to improve the lives of everyone affected by OCD.

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