UPDATED 10/11/13: OCD Q&A for Teens and Young Adults has a new time! See below. Our online #OCDchat series is back for OCD Awareness Week next week, and we’ll be hosting experts to talk with you about a different topic Monday – Friday. Participating in the online chat is easier than ever — no Twitter… Read more »
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“Family after family and child after child talked to me about what the International OCD Foundation means to them and how they have found a home at the conference. This year, especially, so many people commented that they were finding it very hard to conceive of how they would transition back to ‘regular life’ after… Read more »
We are pleased to be running our second annual Spanish Program at the Annual OCD Conference in Atlanta next week. The Spanish Program consists of 2 workshops and a support group, all conducted entirely in the Spanish language. It can be extremely difficult to find information and resources for members of the Latino community living… Read more »
As we get closer to next month’s 20th Annual OCD Conference in Atlanta, we’ll be highlighting some of the new and exciting programs we are offering this year. First up, the new experiential workshop for kids and teens: A Weekend Adventure of Kicking OCD’s Butt. To tell you more about this fun new program, we asked workshop leaders Rachel Busman, PsyD, and Jerry Bubrick, PhD, to answer some frequently asked questions.
We are just 6 weeks away from this year’s Annual OCD Conference in Atlanta, GA! Each year we get many questions from first-time attendees about what to expect, what to pack, and what to plan for, so we decided to make this month’s #OCDchat all about the conference. The IOCDF staff will be online to… Read more »
The last two months leading up to tomorrow’s walk have been truly inspirational. When we first announced the 1 Million+ Steps 4 OCD Awareness Walk in May, we weren’t sure exactly what to expect. The IOCDF has never organized a walk before, and has never asked our members or the OCD community to fundraise in… Read more »
It seems like every non-profit organization has a Walk to raise awareness and fundraise for their cause. Here in the Northeast, you can find a Walk almost every weekend starting in the spring and going through the fall. So, when the topic of doing a Walk for OCD would come up around the IOCDF office,… Read more »
In this guest blog post, Shala shares with us her top five reasons for attending this year’s conference. We think one of the reasons should be to hear her speak in the keynote, of course!
“Without giving too much of my keynote story away, I can easily say that the choice I made in 2010 to attend the IOCDF conference literally changed my life. If you’ve never attended before and are thinking about whether the conference is worth it, let me share the top 5 reasons why this is a conference not to miss…”
Drumroll, please… the moment you’ve all been waiting for. We are excited to release the schedule for this year’s 20th Annual OCD Conference in Atlanta, GA, and announce that conference registration is now open. You can view the schedule and register online at http://ocd2013.org
It’s hard to believe that the 19th Annual Conference in Chicago is only a week away. The IOCDF offices are a flurry of activity today, as we get ready to travel from Boston to the midwest to see you all next week. In the meantime, we have a great post today from Alison Farquhar, the… Read more »