This year, the IOCDF is inviting you to help end stigma by educating others about what it really means to have #RealOCD.
The IOCDF will be sharing videos from their IOCDF Ambassadors throughout the week and invites you to send your videos to share on their website.
More information and videos are available on the IOCDF website at iocdf.org/realocd.
IOCDF will be hosting Q&As with experts and Ambassadors on Facebook Live and Reddit throughout the week.
Denise Egan Stack, LMHC, will be answering questions about the IOCDF's new resource, Anxiety in the Classroom, as well as general questions about recognizing and managing anxiety and OCD.
Smith, IOCDF National Ambassador,will be fielding questions about how to share your story, whether it's for the first time or as a continued effort to raise awareness of what it's like to live with #RealOCD.
Check the OCD Awareness Week Events Calendar at iocdf.org/calendar for up-to-the-minute information on OCD awareness events and programming in communities across the globe.
Show you support for Awareness Week by sharing images (available at iocdf.org/OCDweek), or retweeting IOCDF posts.
For more information and to register visit iocdf.org or call (617) 973-5801.
The mission of the International OCD Foundation (IOCDF) is to help individuals with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) to live full and productive lives.
Based in Boston, the IOCDF has affiliates in 25 states and territories, as well as 9 Global Partners.