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 »

Only 1 Month Until This Summer’s 1 Million Steps 4 OCD Walk!

It’s hard to believe that the 1 Million Steps 4 OCD Walk is only 1 month away! Registering for the Walk and joining us in June is a huge step in showing your support for the OCD community and helping to raise awareness. But, did you know that by registering for the Walk, you’ve automatically… Read more »

1 Million Steps 4 OCD – Grand Marshal Announcement

The honor of being a grand marshal of a 1 Million Steps 4 OCD Walk 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… Read more »

We’re Partnering With The Mighty!

We’re thrilled to announce a new partnership that will bring IOCDF knowledge and resources in front of The Mighty‘s wide-reaching readership. We will now have a growing home page on The Mighty and appear in many stories on the site, allowing us to get many more people involved with our organization and our community. The… Read more »

View the New Documentary “Living With Me and My OCD”

In the recent documentary film, “Living With Me and My OCD,” Clair Watkinson, attempts to spread awareness about the many stigmas and misconceptions that surround obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). Drawing on her own long-standing struggle with OCD, Clair began working on the documentary in 2012, with the goal of improving the general public’s understanding of… Read more »

Registration is Now Open for the 24th Annual OCD Conference

Registration is now open for the 24th Annual OCD Conference, taking place July 7-9, 2017, in San Francisco! You can now register online, as well as view this year’s Conference schedule, by visiting the Conference website at www.ocd2017.org. This year the Conference program features more than 150 presentations, workshops, and evening activities, as well as… Read more »

In the News: When things become too much: How to help a hoarder

In a recent Chicago Tribune feature by Alison Bowen, married couple Bec and Lee Shuer share the steps they took to manage Lee’s hoarding disorder. In the article, Lee discusses how hoarding impacted his life, and how with support from Bec, he was able to overcome his disorder, and eventually offer help to others. When Bec and Lee Shuer… Read more »

I Heart Research

I Heart Research

Some say love is in the air only around Valentine’s Day, but those people don’t know the OCD and related disorders community. Having worked at the IOCDF for a little over three months, I have come to realize very quickly that the OCD and related disorders community has lots of love to give. Our community… Read more »