Help Us Choose Our 2021 Annual OCD Conference Location

We are already scouting out locations for the 28 th Annual OCD Conference, which will be held in the year 2021! We’ve narrowed down our choices based on cities in the Eastern US that have hotels that fit our conference needs, and that offer family-friendly activities and attractions, while also staying affordable. But we’d like… Read more »

Casting a Spotlight on OCD: Announcing the 2017 #OCDweek Video Contest

Are you ready for your close-up? This year OCD Awareness Week will be taking place October 8 – 14, 2017! Along with various other events and programs, we are excited to announce that we are now accepting entries for our annual OCD Awareness Week Video Contest! Whether you’re a professional videographer who knows Final Cut Pro like the… Read more »

One Teen’s Guide to Conquering OCD: by Josh Steinberg

 Tips for Helping Loved Ones Struggling With OCD 1. Your Child is Not Trying to be Difficult: It can be almost as stressful for parents and siblings of kids suffering from OCD as it is for the kids themselves! Children who are still resisting treatment or whose symptoms are upsetting the family’s routines are not… Read more »

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 »