Welcome to the Peace of Mind Virtual Community! Here, you will find a list of resources for members of the OCD and related disorders community to connect online with members of the IOCDF and with each other. These resources allow our community to share their stories, educate themselves, and support each other. We're so happy you're here!
Participate in our live streams
Here is the schedule for our live streams. Be sure to follow us on Twitter and Facebook for any updates to the schedule, including any last-minute cancelations. All events stream live on Facebook and YouTube and are available to view after they conclude.
*Please note that our Live with Liz and Lunch n Learn with Liz series are on hold while Dr. Liz McIngvale is on leave for the summer. During that time, we're happy to debut new series in their place. Learn more below!*
IOCDF National Advocate Ethan Smith leads an hour-long discussion and Q&A with the OCD and related disorders community. Come with questions for Ethan!
Ethan Smith moderates a panel of experts on a given topic. Past topics have included related disorders, special topics like grief, and discussions intended for specific groups.
Join IOCDF Lead Advocate Chris Trondsen, MS, AMFT, APCC and a panel of experts for a discussion and Q&A on a variety of topics. For professionals, those with lived experience, and loved ones.
Diversity Round Table
*NEW* The Diversity Round Table is an open discussion for members of the OCD and related disorder to talk about representation, access to treatment, stigma, and much more.
Anxiety in Athletes
This live stream series, led by IOCDF Lead Advocate Tom Smalley, will address how anxiety and OCD affect the athletic community, including athletes, coaches, and those who work with sports teams.
IOCDF Trivia Night Live!
IOCDF Trivia streams live on Twitch. It’s free to play; no teams necessary. Come for the laughs and the chance to win gift cards for the official IOCDF store!
Live with Liz (on hiatus)
This open forum allows you to ask IOCDF National Ambassador Dr. Liz McIngvale questions and discuss OCD topics you want to learn more about. This stream is on hiatus while Liz is on leave for the summer.
Lunch and Learn with Liz (on hiatus)
This is a series *for professionals* to learn more about OCD and related disorders. Dr. Liz and a guest will have clinical discussions about various topics. This stream is on hiatus while Liz is on leave for the summer.
Ask a question
Have a question for Liz or Ethan? Fill out this form and they'll address it in their next live stream!
Suggest a live stream topic
HealthUnlocked is a free, anonymous online forum where you can share your story and get support from thousands of other members of the OCD and related disorders community.
HealthUnlocked is not a substitute for professional help from a healthcare provider, but it's a great way to create an online support system that's there when you need it.
Follow us on social media!
Social media is another great way to stay connected with the OCD and related disorders community. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram to share your story, especially during our events like the 1 Million Steps 4 OCD Walk!
Following us is also a great way to receive calls to action to help spread awareness about OCD. Give us a follow now!