Living with OCD

Living with OCD

If you are living with OCD, you know that it can impact all areas of your life and pose unique challenges. Whether you are diagnosed with OCD, a family member, or a loved one, there are resources available to help you manage and find support.

Live After, Life After OCD

by Ethan S. Smith

What happens when OCD is no longer the biggest challenge you face in your day to day life? After successful treatment, does life become easy, with OCD mere background noise rather than the seemingly immovable barrier that it once was? In this article, IOCDF National Ambassador, Ethan S. Smith describes the surprising insights and lessons that came in the wake of his successful OCD treatment. Read Article

Help Us Educate More People About #RealOCD

If you're living with OCD, you know that contrary to what is often portrayed in the media, OCD is not a personality quirk, it is a very real and debilitating disorder.

That's why we have asked OCD sufferers, family members, friends, and treatment providers, to educate the world about #RealOCD.

View their videos and social media posts, and learn how you can participate. Visit the #RealOCD community page.

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Read stories of other people who are living with OCD.

Want to share your story? Learn about how to submit your story for the IOCDF blog or quarterly OCD Newsletter.

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