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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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  • 2016-Conference

    Annual OCD Conference — Chicago 2016

    Each year, leading OCD therapists, researchers, as well as OCD advocates, individuals with OCD, and their family members gather at the IOCDF’s Annual OCD Conference to learn about the latest in OCD treatment and research.

    Visit the OCD Conference website to learn more about the upcoming Conference in Chicago on July 29-21, 2016, including how to submit a proposal, hotel and travel information, and more.

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  • OCD Research Grants

    Research Grant Site Now Open

    Research is vital to our goals of better understanding OCD and related disorders, and improving treatment.

    Each year, the IOCDF Research Grant Program funds three to eight research grants ranging between $35K to $50K per project, with a total of $150k to $200k given out annually. We are now accepting grants for 2016. The deadline for submission is February 29, 2016.

    Apply for a Research Grant Donate to the Grant Fund

Find Help

Search the Resource Directory for therapists, clinics & programs, 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.

Get Involved

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.

BTTI — Registration Opens in February

The Behavior Therapy Training Institute (BTTI) is an in-depth three-day intensive training course in Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) for mental health professionals who are treating individuals with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and related disorders. The next course takes place in Houston in April.

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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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