Posts By Meghan Buco

Meghan Buco
Communication Manager

Response to Media Coverage of “Holland Tunnel’s ‘OCD-aggravating’ holiday decorations”

Many of our community members have expressed concern over the recent media coverage about the holiday decorations in the Holland Tunnel triggering those with OCD. We are pleased to share that Allen Weg, EDd, President of our affiliate, OCD New Jersey, has responded to these media outlets and had his remarks published. In addition to the… Read more »

The Compulsion of Music

The compulsion of music

By Grant Brecheisen This story is part of our blog series called “Stories from the OCD Community.”  Stories from the community are submitted and edited by Toni Palombi. If you are interested in sharing your story you can view submission details at www.iocdf.org/ocd-stories. I was diagnosed with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) at age 20. I first sought… Read more »

Project for Awesome Begins Today! Vote for the IOCDF!

The Foundation to Decrease World Suck, led by John and Hank Green, is holding its annual Project for Awesome (P4A)  event this weekend. The P4A is a fundraiser and video contest where people post videos about and advocating for charities that decrease the overall level of world suck. Participants submit videos highlighting their favorite charities,… Read more »

Join the IOCDF’s New Online Community Forum

The IOCDF has recently partnered with HealthUnlocked which has allowed us to launch a new peer-to-peer online community called My OCD Community! My OCD Community is a free, online peer-to-peer forum for members to share their OCD experiences. The community is a safe space that allows you to post a question and get answers from members of the… Read more »

Navigating college with OCD

By Paul Robert Pasalowicz This story is part of our blog series called “Stories from the OCD Community.”  Stories from the community are submitted and edited by Toni Palombi. If you are interested in sharing your story you can view submission details at www.iocdf.org/ocd-stories. College is a swimming pool of deadlines, targets, expectations, and stress for… Read more »

Community Highlights: The “What if” Project by Robin Roblee-Strauss

The IOCDF Community Highlights blog aims to highlight community members who are making strides to raise awareness and advocate for OCD and related disorders. About the “What if” project: “What if?” is a collaborative film project by Robin Roblee-Strauss for his senior thesis project that documents the experiences of living with OCD. The film focuses… Read more »

Spotlight: OCD News and Research Updates

Spotlight OCD News and Research Updates

Spotlight is our monthly email series that gives our readers regular updates on OCD and related disorders research and news. Enjoy reading the August edition here on our blog, and if you would like to get the September update in your inbox, please click here! Making Headlines A roundup of recent stories from journalists, advocates,… Read more »

There is nothing quirky about OCD

By Summer Coleman This story is part of our blog series called “Stories from the OCD Community.”  Stories from the community are submitted and edited by Toni Palombi. If you are interested in sharing your story you can view submission details at www.iocdf.org/ocd-stories. For a long time, I felt that I was a prisoner inside my… Read more »