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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Resources for the OCD and Related Disorders Community

The World Health Organization (WHO) has classified the ongoing worldwide outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) a pandemic. In response, public health experts around the world have asked individuals and organizations to take action to prevent and limit the transmission of this disease in their communities. This may create unique challenges for people in the OCD… Read more »

ONLINE ADULT SUPPORT GROUP MEETING

On Saturday 8th May at 2.30pm-4.00 pm, OCDAHK is hosting an ADULT ONLINE SUPPORT GROUP MEETING (Age 21+ and above) for anxiety, depression and OCD adult sufferers. This online arrangement has been made to keep everyone safe during the coronavirus outbreak. In order to attend, please RSVP at infocdcommunityhk@gmail.com by Friday 7th May at 5pm and you will be emailed a link for you… Read more »

ONLINE SUPPORT GROUP MEETING — OCDAHK

On Saturday 7th November at 2.30pm-4.15pm, OCDAHK is hosting an ONLINE SUPPORT GROUP MEETING for anxiety, depression and OCD adult sufferers. This arrangement has been made to keep everyone safe during the coronavirus outbreak. In order to attend, please RSVP at infocdcommunityhk@gmail.com by Friday 6th November at 12pm and you will be emailed a link… Read more »

OCDAHK ONLINE SUPPORT GROUP MEETING

On Saturday 11th July at 2.30pm – 4.00pm, OCDAHK is hosting an ONLINE SUPPORT GROUP MEETING for anxiety, depression and OCD adult sufferers. This arrangement has been made to keep everyone safe during the coronavirus outbreak. In order to attend, please RSVP at infocdcommunityhk@gmail.com by Friday 10th July at 12pm and you will be emailed a link for you to join the… Read more »

Stress, COVID-19, and Body Dysmorphic Disorder

by Stella Kim Hansen, LMHC and Michele T. Pato, MD It wouldn’t be possible to write a blog post about body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) without acknowledging the stressful effects of the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. Through our own experiences in clinical work and doing research on the unique disorder of BDD, I am struck by how… Read more »

ONLINE SUPPORT GROUP MEETING

On Saturday 13th June at 2.30pm – 4.00pm, OCDAHK is hosting an ONLINE SUPPORT GROUP MEETING for anxiety, depression and OCD adult sufferers. This arrangement has been made to keep everyone safe during the coronavirus outbreak. In order to attend, please RSVP at infocdcommunityhk@gmail.com by Friday 12th June at 12pm and you will be emailed a link… Read more »

What You Need to Know (And Do)

A lot of people are sharing information about COVID-19, some of which is factual and some of which is not as clearly linked to evidence. It is strongly recommended that you only listen to expert sources to the best of your ability. The World Health Organization (WHO) is a trusted source for people all around… Read more »

Self Care during COVID-19

COVID-19 Self Care

Washing your hands and practicing social distancing are great practical ways to take care of your physical health during this time. However, it is also important to take care of our mental health. This page will provide you with tips and techniques on how to take care of yourself during COVID-19. Be gentle with yourself,… Read more »

Why the OCD Community Holds the Key to Coping with COVID-19 Anxiety

Why the OCD Community Holds the Key to Coping with COVID-19 Anxiety

People with OCD are trained to thrive during a pandemic, but not in the way you think. By International OCD Foundation Ambassadors: Ethan S. Smith, National Ambassador Kimberley Quinlan, LMFT Shala Nicely, LPC During his twenties, Ethan constantly carried thermometers. He took his temperature upwards of one hundred times a day, constantly monitoring his health… Read more »