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DC Area Highlights!

by Michael Spigler Michael Spigler is currently the Vice President of Patient Services & Education at the American Kidney Fund and former Program Director at the IOCDF in Boston, MA. As a former team member of IOCDF, upcoming Volunteer at this year’s Conference, and current DC resident, we felt he’d be the best person to enlighten… Read more »

Denis Asselin Shares His “Why I Walk” Video

In 2012, Denis Asselin walked from his home in Cheyney, PA, to Boston, MA in memory of his son, Nathaniel, who took his own life at the age of just 24, after a long struggle with severe body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) and OCD. Dennis walked almost 500 miles (or roughly one million steps!) to honor… Read more »

Registration is Open for the 25th Annual OCD Conference

You can now register for the 25th Annual OCD Conference in Washington D.C.! The Annual OCD Conference is a one-of-a-kind event.  Whether you are a mental health professional, a researcher, someone living with OCD or a related disorder, or a friend of family member, we can guarantee that you will have an enriching and unforgettable experience at… Read more »

My Bully and Me

By DJ Walker 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’m so OCD!” my friend said as she cleaned her apartment. “My desk has… Read more »

Why Attend the 25th Annual OCD Conference?

This year, we are thrilled to host the 25th Annual OCD Conference in Washington D.C. from July 27 – 29 (pre-conference activities on July 26). Each year, both new and returning attendees tell us what a unique and amazing experience they had at the Annual OCD Conference. The Conference is not only a chance to learn about cutting-edge… Read more »

Submit Your Proposal to Speak at the Annual OCD Conference!

We are now accepting proposals for workshops, evening events, support groups, and the Keynote Address for our 25th Annual OCD Conference to be held in Washington D.C., on July 27-29, 2018.Our speakers and support group leaders are the backbone of our conference. Help us make this year’s conference our best yet by adding your insight,… Read more »

2017 #OCDweek Video Contest Finalists

We are excited to announce the finalists for the 2017 OCD Awareness Video Contest! Winning videos will be chosen by popular vote and the winner will be announced on Monday, October 16th! Each year, we host a creative contest as part of OCD Awareness Week, inviting members of the OCD Community to help spread awareness… Read more »