PLEASE NOTE: Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, all IOCDF staff are working remotely for the foreseeable future. The quickest way to reach us during this time is by e-mail, see below for a listing of email addresses for each department. If you choose to contact us by phone, please note that you will be asked to leave a message and may receive a delayed response back. To leave a voicemail, we can be reached at 617-973-5801.
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:
National Lifeline: Please access the National Lifeline if you ever feel like harming yourself or ending your own life. The National Lifeline can be reached at 1-800-273-8255, or online at www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org.
Crisis Text Line – Text NAMI to 741-741 to connect with a trained crisis counselor for free, 24/7 crisis support via text message.
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.
What the IOCDF cannot provide you:
- Virtual (telephone or online) or in-person mental health counseling from someone on staff.
- Personal advice about your or a loved one's situation.
- 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.