Why Walk for #1Million4OCD — One Mother’s Perspective

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The 1 Million Steps 4 OCD Walk provides an opportunity for families and friends to come together and meet others experiencing similar situations who have traveled along similar paths to find OCD treatment and support. I have been privileged to attend various Walks in Boston, Northern California, and last year’s inaugural Walk in Atlanta. It… Read more »

Guest post: My First Annual OCD Conference Experience

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Happy #ThrowbackThursday! Today’s blog  entry comes from Alison Dotson, who has served as our featured Annual OCD Conference blogger since the 2014 Conference in Los Angeles. In today’s special #tbt post, Alison reflects on what it was like attending her first Annual OCD Conference and what made it such a positive experience she’s now eager to return… Read more »

Meet the 2016 1 Million Steps 4 OCD Walk Grand Marshals

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The honor of Walk Grand Marshal is bestowed upon individuals who have made a significant commitment to helping members of the OCD and related disorder community, whether that be through their dedicated work as a treatment provider or as an advocate working to raise awareness. The International OCD Foundation (IOCDF) is pleased to announce that… Read more »

The April edition of “Spotlight: OCD News & Research Updates” is here!

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Each month we bring you the latest in research news and information on obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). This month’s edition also features a special quarterly research highlight on hoarding disorder. Spotlight is also available via email so you can receive the latest research news and information directly in your inbox. Sign up to receive our May update, as… Read more »

1 Million Steps 4 OCD Walk Sponsor Highlight: Spectrum Designs Foundation

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April is Autism Awareness Month, so there is no better time for the IOCDF to welcome our 2016 presenting sponsor for the 4th Annual 1 Million Steps 4 OCD Walk — Spectrum Designs Foundation. Spectrum Designs Foundation is a nonprofit social enterprise company specializing in custom apparel decoration with the mission of providing meaningful work opportunities… Read more »

Guest post — TEEN TALK: One Teen’s Guide to Conquering OCD

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Today’s entry comes from Josh Steinberg, a high school sophomore who was diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder and severe OCD in 2012. Josh found help with a therapist using ERP and is doing great. Now, Josh has decided to share his story with other teens affected by OCD. Josh will be presenting a talk in… Read more »

1 Million Steps 4 OCD Walk — 4 years in and growing strong!

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What better way to kick off the summer season than by walking with your family and friends to raise awareness for OCD and related disorders! Mark your calendars for Saturday, June 4th, 2016 and join the 1 Million Steps 4 OCD Walk in New England, Northern California, Georgia, Texas, or in your community! The 1… Read more »

The March edition of “Spotlight: OCD News & Research Updates” is here!

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Each month we bring you the latest in research news and information on obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). This month’s edition also features a special quarterly research highlight on pediatric OCD. Spotlight is also available via email so you can receive the latest research news and information directly in your inbox. Sign up to receive our April update, as… Read more »