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OCD Awareness Week 2017

Peace of Mind Foundation wants to encourage you to get involved during OCD Week to help us #StompOutStigma through Awareness, Education, and Support. Learn how to get involved. OCTOBER 7TH  BATON ROUGE OCD CONFERENCE Baton Rouge, Louisiana Join us at our Free Baton Rouge OCD Conference on Saturday, October 7,...

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ADAA 2018 Annual Conference

  The ADAA 2018 Annual Conference (April 5-8, Washington, DC) brings together clinicians and researchers focused on improving treatments and finding cures for anxiety, depression and related disorders. Join more than 1,300 peers from across the US and around the world to connect, share and collaborate. Choose from 170+ sessions,...

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CW 39: Mattress Mack’s daughter’s 15-year battle with OCD

January 29, 2015 — HOUSTON, TX– Over the years, we’ve seen Mattress Mack’s daughter Elizabeth McIngvale grow up before our eyes in Gallery Furniture commercials. For the last 15 of those years, though, she’s been fighting a devastating illness– obsessive compulsive disorder. She calls it a “living nightmare” that began for...

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ABC News 20/20: Living with OCD

May 22, 2014 — Elizabeth McIngvale-Cegelski, Ph.D., LMSW, was diagnosed with obsessive compulsive disorder as a child. In an effort to help those living with OCD and other illnesses, McIngvale-Cegelski made it her life’s mission to ensure they receive treatment and to decrease the stigma that she said is associated...

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