About International OCD Foundation
The International OCD Foundation (OCDF) is a national, non-profit organization dedicated to giving support to individuals with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCDF), their families and friends, medical professionals, and other concerned individuals. OCDF is an anxiety disorder characterized by recurrent obsessive or compulsive thoughts that may interfere with the affected individual’s normal routine, occupational functioning, social activities, and personal relationships. Established in 1986, the Obsessive-Compulsive Foundation raises funds for research; compiles and disseminates the latest treatment information; and engages in patient advocacy. It also provides appropriate referrals including support groups which engages in patient, professional, and community education. Informational and supportive materials include a bimonthly newsletter, semi-annual children’s newsletter and a quarterly newsletter for support group leaders, booklets and brochures.