Annual OCD Conference: What to Know Before You Go

We are only one week away from the 24th Annual OCD Conference in San Francisco! We can’t wait to see all of you, and we want to help you get the most out of your Conference experience. This blog contains some important things to know before you go, including information on check-in and on-site registration, Thursday… Read more »

Helping folks Attend the IOCDF Conference: Guest post by Daniel Kalb

Anyone who has attended an Annual OCD Conference can tell you how extraordinary it is. In addition to providing a top-notch clearinghouse for useful cutting-edge information, the IOCDF creates a sense of unity by promoting the easy mixing of researchers, clinicians, sufferers, and their family members. This co-mingling creates a whole much greater than the… Read more »

Help Us Create a Video About Effective Treatment for Everyone

We Are Asking for the Help of the OCD Community! Mental illness doesn’t discriminate — and everyone deserves access to effective treatment for OCD and related disorders, no matter who you are, what you look like, or what language you speak. We are asking for the participation of you, the greater OCD community, to help… Read more »

Announcing the 2017 IOCDF Award Winners!

Each year, we take time at the Annual OCD Conference to honor the individuals who have gone above and beyond in their service and dedication to the OCD community. This week, we would like to announce the 2107  award winners who will be honored at the 24th Annual OCD Conference, July 7-9 in San Francisco!… Read more »

The 1 Million Steps 4 OCD Walk is Tomorrow!

  We are just one day away from the 1 Million Steps 4 OCD Walks in Boston, Houston, and Atlanta, and one week away from our walk in Sacremento! If you have already registered, we look forward to seeing you there as you walk with friends, family, and mental health professionals to help create understanding and awareness about… Read more »

UNSTUCK Filmmakers Gear Up for the 24th Annual OCD Conference

*written by Chris Baier and Kelly Anderson, producers of UNSTUCK We can’t wait to debut our film, UNSTUCK, at the Keynote presentation during this year’s Annual OCD Conference (#OCDCon). The film has been a two-year journey for us and it all started with a conversation our kids had with each other about their OCD. During… Read more »

2017 OCD Walk: Fundraising Tips

It’s hard to believe that the 1 Million Steps 4 OCD Walk is only a few weeks away! That said, a few weeks is still plenty of time to increase your fundraising and create even greater awareness. We have provided a few easy tips below to help you maximize your fundraising potential in the coming week…. Read more »

San Francisco Highlights: Guest Post by Melissa Smith

Did you know that the IOCDF starts planning the Annual OCD Conference 3 to 4 years in advance? We take very seriously the challenge of finding a city and hotel that provides attendees with a fun, engaging, and rewarding experience. As part of planning for #OCDCon, I typically travel to 3 to 5 different cities… Read more »

Why Fundraise for the OCD Walk?

Fundraising can be intimidating. This is especially true for obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), a disorder that is so often misunderstood by the general population. Some people may even ask you, “Why raise money to support a cause for people with OCD? Aren’t they just eccentric neat freaks?” In fact, OCD is actually a debilitating psychological… Read more »