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Press Releases

Recent releases from the International OCD Foundation: 

International OCD Foundation Honors Comedian Maria Bamford with First Annual Illumination Award - 6/24/14

21st Annual OCD Conference Brings Awareness and Leading Research to West Coast.  - 6/10/14

International OCD Foundation Announced Second Annual 1 Million Steps 4 OCD walk in Boston, June 7th.  - 5/28/14

International OCD Foundation Launches 1st Annual 1 Million Steps 4 OCD Walk in California and Selects Jeff Bell as Grand Marshal - 4/28/2014

Free OCD Screenings offered to New Yorkers during International OCD Awareness Week, October 14–20, 2013 – 10/11/2013

International OCD Foundation Launches Much-Needed Pediatric OCD Training for Mental Health Professionals – 9/11/2013 

20th Annual OCD Conference Brings World’s Leading Experts on OCD Treatment and Research to Atlanta on July 18–21, 2013


International OCD Foundation holds first ever walk for OCD Awareness in Boston on Saturday, June 8th, 2013 - 6/03/2013

MEDIA ALERT: OCD and PANDAS not associated with premeditated violence - 5/29/2013



Understanding OCD — International OCD Foundation uses OCD Awareness Week to Dispel Myths of this Oft-Misunderstood Mental Health Disorder – 10/08/2012

First Genome Study of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Begins to Reveal Hereditary Causes of OCD – 8/14/2012

World’s Largest Resource for OCD Comes to Chicago – 7/27/2012


2011 and older 

OCD Georgia, Inc. to Provide Resources and Education about OCD - 10/3/2011

OCD Patients Challenged to 'Dare to Believe' 8/16/2011

International OCD Foundation conference brings worldwide treatment, support and the latest research to San Diego, July 29 - 31 - 3/31/2011

OCD New York: Dad who took on schools and won, shares strategies - 2/28/11

OCD Texas event tackles treatment needs in Dallas - 02/11/11

Local mom brings OCD awareness into schools - 10/15/2010

Speakers to share OCD experiences, the International OCD Foundation adds voices - 09/13/10

OCD Stories: An evening of reflection, humor and education OCD Awareness Week is Oct. 11-17 - 08/24/2010

OCD Sacramento becomes the IOCDF's 8th local affiliate - 05/19/2010

OCD Film Fest kicks of 17th Annual National Conference - 5/03/10 

International OCD Foundation Launches Hoarding Resource Center - 4/16/10

International OCD Foundation Announces 17th Annual National Conference - 4/05/10

The International OCD Foundation presents OCD Awareness Week October 12-18, 2009- 10/12/09

Obsessive Compulsive Foundation is now the International OCD Foundation - 08/08/09

A Pioneer for OCD Care: Local doctor receives Lifetime Achievement Award - 08/08/09 

St. Louis psychologist honored for his work teaching others - 08/07/09

Top Medical and Research Experts Meet with Patients and Families at International OCD Foundation Conference, Nation’s Sole Event Dedicated to OCD - 8/6/09