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NJ Star Ledger Article

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Ina and Julian Spero, founders of our New Jersey affiliate are featured in a story in the New Jersey Star Ledger.  You can find it here, under Newspaper.

December 22 - Website Updates

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  • Contact information for a new affiliate forming in North Dakota was added to the affiliates page.

December 21 - Website Updates

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New York Daily News Article

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Dr. Wayne Goodman, one of the founders of the IOCDF, was featured an article in the New York Daily News on December 16, 2009.  Click here to read it

December 18 - Website Updates

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  • A fact sheet on Tourette Syndrome was added to "Download Materials"
  • Information on two new affiliates being formed in Ohio and Texas were added to the "Local Affiliates" page  

St. Cloud Times Article About OCD

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A story called "Living with OCD" appeared in the St. Cloud Times today.  It features the story of Faye Lange, a member of last year's Minnesota Conference Task Force.  It can be found in our OCD in the News section.

December 15 - Website Updates

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December 14 - Website Updates

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Coming Soon:

  • How to set up a charitable trust for the IOCDF
  • Tourette Syndrome Fact Sheet
  • PANDAS Fact Sheet

Conference Workshop Proposals Now Being Accepted!

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Proposals are now being accepted to speak at our 17th Annual Conference in Washington, D.C., July 16-18, 2010!


The deadline to submit your proposals is 5 PM EST on Monday, January 25, 2010.


Workshop Proposal System Now Closed!  Thank you for your record number of submissions!


Click here for more information on our Annual Conference.

December 9 - Website Updates

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A new section, called Expert Opinions has been added.  It will feature articles written by mental health professionals and researchers with experience in OCD and OC related disorders.

December 8 - Website Updates

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  • The Intensive Treatment Program page was updated so that visitors can read a quick summary of the programs without downloading the PDF of the full description.




Jeff Bell and Howie Mandel on KQED Radio (Northern CA)

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Jeff Bell appeared on KQED radio with comedian Howie Mandel this afternoon.


Click here to listen to the broadcast.


Click here to see our other media appearances.

Website Updates - December 3

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New Changes Today


  • Added a fact sheet on Children and Adolescents with OCD to the Download Materials section
  • Added a link to Jeff Bell's blog, Beyond the Doubt, to our Online Community section

New Fact Sheets and Search Engine Added

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New Fact Sheets and Search Engine Added


Downloadable Materials


Today we added a new section to the website called "Download Materials". Here, you will be able to find all of our print materials, both brochures and fact sheets.  As we continue to grow the website, you'll soon be seeing information on many more topics, such as PANDAS and trichotillomania.


Our new additions today:


  • 2008 Mental Health Parity Bill Fact Sheet
  • "What You Need to Know About OCD" (Hebrew translation)
  • Body Dysmorphic Disorder Fact Sheet
  • Hoarding Fact Sheet
  • Brain Surgery and Medical Device Options for OCD Fact Sheet


Search Engine


We've done our best to make our new site easy to navigate, but if you are looking for something that you can't find, give our new search engine a try.  You can find this page in the future under the "Home" tab on the main navigation bar.




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Welcome to our What's New Blog!



Thanks for visiting our site!  This is where we'll be posting all of the many changes and updates we'll be making to our website over the next few months!  Check back often.