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A room without walls: IOCDF Council seeks to improve mental health outcomes in minority communities

By Vinay Krishnan, JD, IOCDF Diversity Advisory Council Member I’m standing in a hotel banquet hall in San Francisco, and I’m thinking about something Mychal Denzel Smith wrote once, and I’m realizing that I might not actually be a monster. Every summer, the International OCD Foundation (IOCDF) holds its annual Conference. The weekend brings together people… Read more »

The IOCDF Shop is Open for Business!

The official IOCDF online store is now open for business! We’re so excited to offer new, IOCDF-branded merchandise so you can show your support for those affected by OCD and related disorders.  Head to the store for gifts for yourself or a loved one and raise awareness everywhere you go! What you’ll find at the… Read more »

OCD WA at the St. James Mental Health & Wellness Fair

St. James Cathedral’s Mental Health & Wellness Ministry seeks to educate, support and empower those who experience various mental and physical illnesses or who are caregivers for loved ones who live with these challenges. The Mental Health & Wellness Fair offers an opportunity for St. James parishioners, Seattle’s First Hill community, as well as the… Read more »

Find an OCD Walk

Walk With Us! There are over 30 OCD Walks taking place across the country this year — find a walk near you in the table below! Every registered walker who raises $25 (or more!) will be able to pick-up a commemorative OCD Walk T-shirt at check-in on the day of the event. Can’t find an… Read more »

Job Listings

As part of our commitment to help increase education and awareness surrounding OCD and related disorders, the IOCDF maintains a list of current professional job openings to be accessed by those working in the field of mental health.  If you are interested in adding an advertisement to this page, please click here. Please note that… Read more »

Improv for Anxiety

Hosted by: OCD Washington and Csz Seattle-Home of Comedy Sportz Date: October 13, 2018 Time: 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM PST Location: Atlas Theater, 3509 Fremont Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103 At this event, attendees are invited to play games with experienced improvisers who will illustrate how improv can be fun and how it can help individuals manage their… Read more »

Community Events & Programs

As part of our mission to raise awareness about OCD and related disorders, increase access to effective treatment, help end stigma, and foster a community, the IOCDF runs programs throughout the year for individuals affected by OCD, their families, and mental health professionals, alike. IOCDF In-Person & Virtual Conferences While the COVID-19 pandemic prevented us… Read more »

Diversity Advisory Council

The mission of the IOCDF’s Diversity Initiatives is to ensure that diverse, marginalized, and/or underrepresented populations are included in the OCD community at large. As a community, we seek to educate the public about diversity issues, increase community engagement, and facilitate access to care for diverse populations. We embrace all forms of diversity and provide… Read more »

OCD Washington – Art Gallery Meet & Greet

We are having an Art Gallery showcasing art inspired by OCD. Those with OCD, their loved ones and their health care providers are encouraged to submit art. We are accepting performance art, prose, photos, sculpture, drawings, paintings, and music. All ages are encouraged to submit work. This event is by invitation only as it will… Read more »

IOCDF Hero Award

The IOCDF Hero Award and the IOCDF Youth Hero Award Presented by UNSTUCK recognize individuals who go above and beyond in their efforts to advocate and raise awareness for OCD and related disorders. This advocacy could include a series of activities and contributions to the OCD community or a significant one-time contribution in the past… Read more »