Attention Internet: OCD Is Not a Joke


This blog post originally appeared on Huffington Post on June 16th, 2015, and is re-posted here with the author’s permission. This morning I woke up to a “How OCD Are You?” quiz trending on my Facebook newsfeed. Three of my “friends” had taken the quiz and subsequently posted the results to their timelines. Of course this quiz —… Read more »

Walking for Riley — Why I’m walking on June 6th

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Why are you walking for OCD? In today’s blog entry, OCD advocate and IOCDF supporter Margaret Sisson answers that question and shares her story about joining the #1Million4OCD movement in memory of her late son, Riley Sisson. Thank you to Margaret for opening up about her journey and translating her passion into what’s sure to be… Read more »

Announcing the Grand Marshals for the 2015 1 Million Steps 4 OCD Walks in Boston, Sacramento, and Atlanta!


The International OCD Foundation (IOCDF) is pleased to announce that we have selected several outstanding individuals to serve as Grand Marshals for the 2015 1 Million Steps 4 OCD Walks in Boston, Sacramento, and Atlanta! The honor of Grand Marshal is bestowed upon individuals who have made a significant commitment to helping members of the… Read more »

Research Poster Deadline is this Monday, May 18th!

Every year we invite the world’s leading researchers on OCD and related disorders to submit proposals to present their researchposters during the Researcher Meet & Greet at the Annual OCD Conference, which will take place on the evening of Saturday, August 1, 2015. Posters are also displayed throughout the Conference weekend. Posters will be accepted from senior, licensed… Read more »

Join us for the 1 Million Steps 4 OCD Walk on June 6, 2015!

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When we held our first 1 Million Steps 4 OCD Walk in Boston in 2013, we were awed to see how quickly and enthusiastically the community came together to make that first event a success. After that initial walk, the IOCDF decided to set an ambitious goal to add a new walk in a new… Read more »

Conference Registration Now Open

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We are pleased to announce that a preview of the 22nd Annual OCD Conference schedule is now available online, and that Conference registration is now open! We are so excited about this year’s conference in Boston: This is our 22nd Annual OCD Conference and will feature more than 100 presentations, workshops, and seminars, as well as 36 evening activities and… Read more »