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More Gratitude & An Update!

As summer winds down, it’s time to post an update and to express our gratitude once again. First of all, thank you for your support for the June OCD Walk in Boston. Here’s the photo of 2017 Walking With Nathaniel … Continue reading

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The 2017 OCD Walk in Boston

The 1 Million Steps 4 OCD Walk is the sequel to my 525-mile pilgrimage from Cheyney, PA to Boston, MA in spring 2012. This year’s walk event is celebrating its fifth anniversary, reflecting the amazing progress we have made in … Continue reading

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Planet Earth has circled the sun again, and we find ourselves on the eve of the end-of-year holidays. Thanksgiving, the first celebration, is so universal in nature. It invites everyone to pause and be grateful, and what better way to … Continue reading

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Then & Now — October 2016

Happy 30th Birthday, Nathaniel! Happy 30th Anniversary, IOCDF! 1986 was a banner year, the year both our son, Nathaniel, and the International OCD Foundation came into existence. Unfortunately, Nathaniel died of one of the OCD-related disorders this organization fights so … Continue reading

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Guest Alison Dotson interviews Denis

Alison: I couldn’t be happier to kick off the New Year with this post from Denis Asselin, an amazing advocate who’s been working tirelessly and with compassion to spread awareness about body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) since his son, Nathaniel, committed suicide after … Continue reading

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