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Be one of the first to be updated about our 2011 Conference!

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Our 18th Annual Conference is being held in San Diego from July 29-31, 2011. Join our interest list here to get the latest program news and updates.

Support Group Database

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Please visit our newly updated and upgraded support group database! If you don't see your support group listed, please feel free to add it in.

OCD Texas Affiliate Forming: Meeting on October 16

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A state-wide effort in Texas has been started to create an OCD Texas affiliate of the IOCDF.  The next quarterly meeting will be on October 16 in Austin, TX.  More info here.

OCD New York Launches New Website!

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One of IOCDF's newest affiliates, OCD New York, now has a brand new website: www.ocdny.org

OCD SF Bay Area to Hold a Local OCD Stories Event

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Saturday, October 16, 3 - 6:30 PM PST
Oshman Family Jewish
Community Center/Palo Alto JCC
3921 Fabian Way
Palo Alto, CA 94303

Hear true stories from OCD patients about living with and overcoming obsessive compulsive disorder. Watch live as stories unfold from across the country. Listen to top OCD therapists and other experts as they share their personal experiences from working in the field. Get your questions about OCD answered by local cognitive behavior therapist.

This is a national event that will give voice to those who are intimately affected by OCD. In the San Francisco Bay Area, the event will have three parts:

  • Local therapist, Heidi Hartston, Ph.D., will present an overview of OCD and answer questions.
  • In a live streaming video, doctors who treat people with obsessive compulsive disorder, family members of people with OCD, and those who suffer from OCD will engage in a night of true storytelling.
  • Small group discussions after the event will allow attendees to have the opportunity to discuss and reflect on what they have seen and heard

Admission and parking is free


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Did you know that you can take part in a virtual yard sale to benefit the IOCDF?

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The IOCDF has partnered with Ebay and Mission Fish to help fund our many programs.  Do you have anything that you are thinking about selling online?  If so, you can now donate 10-100% of the profit from any item you sell on Ebay.  You can also shop for unique items from others who are donating all or part of their sales to the IOCDF.Click here for more info.

Volunteers in North Carolina Needed for New Affiliate

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A new affiliate, OCD Charlotte, is beginning to form. Volunteers are needed for pro-bono legal help, public relations, fundraising, and web development.
Click here for more info.