OCD Treatment: One Size Does Not Fit All

I always love writing for the International OCD Foundation blog because it makes me feel connected to the wider OCD community. Last week they posted my latest about following your own path to recovery and not relying on just one piece of advice or person to guide you. What do you think? Have you found…

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Learning to Live with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Have you heard of the Health Stories Project? It’s a wonderful resource I recently learned about when they asked to interview me about my experience with OCD. They made me feel completely at ease, and I didn’t feel at all like they thought my admittedly terrible obsessions made me terrible. Consider joining their community for support from…

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Sharing Your “OCD Story” During #OCDWeek

Last week I explained why sharing my own OCD story is so important to me. I hope you’ll consider sharing yours as well, at least on a small scale. Doing so doesn’t mean you have to bare your soul—unless you’re ready to. Together we can change the world!

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Join a Live Chat With Dr. Lee Baer

Want to participate in a live chat with Dr. Lee Baer, author of The Imp of the Mind? Here’s how! ocdandfamilies.org is having their first live discussion held in the Unacceptable Intrusive Obsessions Forum on Wednesday, May 13, at 7 p.m. EST. If you or someone you know is interested in joining the support groups,…

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OCD, Depression, and Suicide: There Is Hope

It’s hard to believe OCD once had such a powerful hold on me I thought suicide might be the only way out. I’m so glad I got help when I did. Check out my latest blog post for the International OCD Foundation.

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Stomping Out Stigma at School

There’s no age limit when it comes to people making hurtful jokes about OCD or saying things like, “I’m so OCD!” But the preteen and teen years are a great time to educate and try to nip these remarks in the bud. Get some tips on how. 

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