Our Selected Web Sites

The web sites listed in this section are ones we’ve found to be helpful for people seeking additional information about OCD and how to improve the quality of life for individuals and families affected by this disorder.  Some of the links are to web sites that focus on particular types of OCD or related anxiety disorders.

After you have visited these web sites, we encourage you to come back to Beyond OCD ’s web site to find recommended books about these topics.

General OCD Information

National Institute of Mental Health
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OCD Challenge - Free Internet Self-Help Program
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Live OCD Free - iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch Self-Help App
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International OCD Foundation (Find a cognitive behavioral therapist in your area)
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OCD Action (United Kingdom organization)
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OCD-UK (United Kingdom organization)
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Articles by Fred Penzel, Ph.D.
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Articles by Steve Seay, Ph.D.
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Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy (Find a cognitive behavioral therapist in your area)
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Online Support Groups
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PANDAS Network
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Counselling Directory (Counselors in the United Kingdom)
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A&E Obsessed - TV episodes
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ThinkMindfully - application for bothersome thoughts
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Awareness Foundation for OCD
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Specialty OCD Clinic - India
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OCD Center of Los Angeles
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ADAA Video Series - OCD, PTSD and Anxiety Disorders
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Research

NIH Clinical Research Trials and You
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ClinicalTrials.gov - A searchable registry
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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Research Clinic
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Yale OCD Research Clinic
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Achieving Wellness from OCD
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University of Chicago Medical Center
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Hoarding

International OCD Foundation: Hoarding Site
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Children of Hoarders
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The Hoarding of Animals Research Consortium
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My Mother’s Garden
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Hoarders: Buried in Debt
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Postpartum OCD

Postpartum OCD (Pregnancy-info.net)
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Postpartum Support International
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OCD at College

Active Minds
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Half of Us
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NAMI on Campus
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ULifeline
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Campus Mental Health: Know Your Rights!
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OCD & Kids

WorryWiseKids.Org:  The Children’s Center for OCD and Anxiety provides this web site and a free e-newsletter for parents and school teachers of children with excessive fears and anxieties.
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Wrightslaw: Special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities.
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KidSource’s Overview of ADA, IDEA, and Section 504: Provides an overview of laws that require educational accommodations for children with disabilities.
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Kids Health: Great, kid-friendly explanation of OCD.
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Yahoo Health Groups: The OCD and Parenting List - Very active online support group for parents of children with OCD. Advised by Dan Geller, M.D., Gail B. Adams, Ed.D., Tamar Chansky, Ph.D
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OCD Youth - clear and simple information for young children - from Maudsley Hospital in the UK
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Sibling Support Project - Peer support, educational and recreational programs for siblings of those with a disability or chronic condition
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OCD at Work and School

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
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Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
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Social Security Benefits
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Medicaid and Medicare
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Overview of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
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Social Security and Disability Resource Center
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OCD and Social Security Disability
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Students with OCD - A Handbook for School Personnel
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Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates
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Teen Mental Health
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Related Disorders

Anxiety and Depression Association of America
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Anxiety Disorders: American Psychiatric Association
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Asperger Syndrome: National Institutes of Health
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Attention Deficit Disorders
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Body Dysmorphic Disorder: Mayo Clinic Mental Health
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Depression: National Institute of Mental Health
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Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
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National Eating Disorders Association
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Tourette Syndrome Association
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Trichotillomania Learning Center
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Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder
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General Mental Health

National Mental Health Information Center
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Mental Health America
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National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
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Answers for Special Kids (A.S.K.): Support and education for families of children with special needs or learning differences in the Chicago North Shore area
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SAMHSA’s Resource Center to Promote Acceptance, Dignity and Social Inclusion Associated with Mental Health (ADS Center)
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Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
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Erasing the Distance
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Mental First Aid: How To Help In An Emotional Crisis (NPR)
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When Worry Works - Psychology Today Blog
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Residential OCD Treatment Programs

Rogers Memorial Hospital’s Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Center
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Houston OCD Program
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Obsessive Compulsive Institute at McLean Hospital (Boston suburb)
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Treatment Scholarship

Anxiety Disorders Foundation (Wisconsin)
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Peace of Mind Foundation
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Prescription Assistance

Partnership for Prescription Assistance 1-888-4PPA-NOW
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NeedyMeds
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