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OCD Stories on The Mighty

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From the Executive Director

Jeff’s Szymanski’s blog from WebMD
Jeff’s Szymanski’s podcast from the Florida Psychiatric Society
Jeff Szymanski on twitter
Perfectionism Slides

Jeff Bell’s Beyond the Doubt Blog

As part of Psychology Today’s blogging network, OCD advocate Jeff Bell offers his inside perspective on life with OCD and the lessons of uncertainty.

Click here to go “Beyond the Doubt.” 

History of OCD

www.OCDhistory.net

For Parents

Anxious Toddlers

A series of in-depth, online training courses for parents who have a child living with OCD. The courses were created by IOCDF Professional Member, Natasha Daniels, LCSW. There are two full courses available, How to Teach Your Kids to Crush Anxiety & Parenting Kids with OCD. There is also a mini-course, Misperceptions About OCD in Children.

Referral Sources and Advocacy Groups

The web sites on this list have expressed an interest in helping individuals with OCD. The International OCD Foundation (IOCDF) has not investigated these sites nor does it have the facilities to evaluate their recommendations in regards to treating OCD. This list is a compilation of websites who have requested that their links appear on this list. The International OCD Foundation doesn’t recommend or endorse the competence or expertise of the information on any of these sites. The listing of a website is not an endorsement, but merely a source listing of informational sites who have indicated that provide information about OCD.

Academy of Cognitive Therapy
Phone: (215) 831-7838
Email: info@academyofct.org
Website: http://www.academyofct.org

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Phone: (202) 966-7300
Website: http://www.aacap.org

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Phone: (888) 333-2377
Email: info@afsp.org
Website: http://www.afsp.org

American Psychological Association
Phone: (800) 374-2721
Website: http://www.apa.org

Anxiety & Depression Association of America
Phone: (240) 485-1001
Email: information@adaa.org
Website: http://www.adaa.org

Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies
Phone: (212) 647-1890
Website: http://www.abct.org

Awareness Foundation for OCD
Website: http://www.afocd.org

Beyond OCD
Phone: (773) 661-9530
Email: info@beyondocd.org
Website: www.beyondocd.org

Clutterers Anonymous
Phone: (866) 402-6685
Website: http://www.clutterersanonymous.net

Freedom From Fear
Phone: (718) 351-1717
Email: help@freedomfromfear.org
Website: http://www.freedomfromfear.org

Mental Health.gov
Website: http://www.mentalhealth.gov/ 

Mental Health America
Phone: (800) 969-6642
Website: http://www.nmha.org

National Alliance on Mental Illness
Phone: (800) 950-6264
Website: http://www.nami.org

National Disability Rights Network
Phone: (202) 408-9514
Email: info@ndrn.org
Website: http://www.ndrn.org

National Institute of Mental Health
Phone: (866) 615-6464
Email: nimhinfo@nih.gov
Website: http://www.nimh.nih.gov
Live Chat (available M-F, 8:30am – 5:00pm EST)

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Phone: (800) 273-8255
Website: http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org
Live Chat (available 2:00pm – 2:00am EST)

Obsessive Compulsive Anonymous (OCA)
Phone: (516) 739-0662
Website: http://obsessivecompulsiveanonymous.org

The OCD Challenge
Website: http://www.ocdchallenge.com

The Other OCD: “Purely-Obsessional” OCD
Email: comments@theotherocd.com
Website: www.theotherocd.org

PANDAS Network
Email: pandasnetwork@gmail.com
Website:www.pandasnetwork.org

Relief Resources
A non-profit organization that provides multiple services to individuals
in the Jewish community suffering from mental health disorders.
Phone: (718) 431-9501
Email: info@reliefhelp.org
Website: http://www.reliefhelp.org

Tourette Association of America
Phone: (718) 224-2999
Website: https://www.tourette.org/

Trichotillomania Learning Center (TLC)
Phone: (831) 457-1004
Email: info@trich.org
Website: http://www.trich.org

Prescription Assistance

Needy Meds
Email: info@needymeds.com
Website: http://www.needymeds.org
Phone: (800) 503-6897

Partnership for Prescription Assistance
Phone: (888) 477-2669
Website: http://www.pparx.org

Legal and Employment Resources

Americans with Disabilities Act
U.S. Department of Justice
Phone: (800) 514-0301
Website: http://www.ada.gov

Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
Phone: (202) 467-5730
Email: communications@bazelon.org
Website: http://www.bazelon.org

Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA)
Website: http://idea.ed.gov

Office of Disability Employment Policy
U.S. Department of Labor
Phone: (866) 487-2365
Website: http://www.dol.gov/odep

Insurance Assistance

Health Insurance Marketplace (under the Affordable Care Act)
Phone: 1-800-318-2596
Website: https://www.healthcare.gov/

Medicare Rights Center
Phone: (800) 333-4114
Website: http://www.medicarerights.org
Email: info@medicarerights.org

Professional Associations

Academy of Cognitive Therapy
Phone: (215) 831-7838
Email: info@academyofct.org
Website: http://www.academyofct.org

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Phone: (202) 966-7300
Website: http://www.aacap.org

American Psychiatric Association
Phone: (888) 357-7924
Email: apa@psych.org
Website: www.psychiatry.org

American Psychological Association
Phone: (800) 374-2721
Website: http://www.apa.org

Anxiety & Depression Association of America
Phone: (240) 485-1001
Email: information@adaa.org
Website: http://www.adaa.org

Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies
Phone: (212) 647-1890
Website: http://www.abct.org