Our office hours are Monday through Friday, 9am–5pm, Eastern Time. You can also find a lot of helpful information on our website about what OCD is, how OCD is treated, where to find help, and information on our community events and programs.
The IOCDF is not a hotline, crisis line, or suicide prevention line. If you or someone you know is experiencing a crisis, please see the resources below:
988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline: Please access the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline if you ever feel like harming yourself or ending your own life. The Lifeline can be reached by dialing 988, or online at www.988lifeline.org.
Crisis Text Line – Text HOME to 741741 (in the US and Canada) to connect with a trained crisis counselor for free, 24/7 crisis support via text message. Visit www.crisistextline.org to learn more about international options.
International Helpline: For international support please visit findahelpline.com to connect with a free confidential, and anonymous source.
What the IOCDF cannot provide you:
- Virtual (telephone or online) or in-person mental health counseling or consultation from someone on staff.
- Personal advice about your or a loved one's situation, or that of a client you are working with.
- Endorsement of any particular therapist, clinic, or organization.
- Personal advocacy on your behalf.
- Referrals to lawyers or legal representation.
- Financial assistance for treatment or issues caused by OCD and related disorders.
What the IOCDF can provide you:
- Information about OCD, related disorders, and treatment.
- Connection to a mental health professional, clinic, support group, or organization.
- Information about being an OCD advocate in your community.
- Information about our upcoming events.
- Information about our professional trainings.