Posts By International OCD Foundation

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 »

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 »

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 »

Annual OCD Conference: Introducing Our Revamped Youth Programming!

  There are certain aspects of the Annual OCD Conference that you can always count on to remain consistent.  The Conference is always held in the summer. It always includes diverse programming, events, and resources to cater to the many different populations of our OCD community.  And of course, it always is an amazingly fun, informative,… Read more »

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

One of the most coveted items from the 1 Million Steps 4 OCD Walk is the annual Walk T-shirt. Each year, the IOCDF communications team designs a special commemorative Walk T-shirt for all walkers who raise $25 or more. Walk T-shirts have become highly collectible, with many walkers obtaining a new T-shirt each year! On the day… Read more »