OCD Ottawa a Peer-Based Support Network
Providing Support & Guidance with Resources & Treatment for OCD                                     

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Our Support Groups:

OCD Support Group:  Self-Help Group for Someone with OCD (Ages 18+)
2nd Wednesday of the month, 7:30-10pm
Contact: info@ocdottawa.com

OCD Teen/Young Adult Group: For Someone with OCD (Ages 13-24)
1st Wednesday of the month, 7-9pm
Contact: barb@ocdottawa.com

OCD Family Support Group: Open to ALL (Family/Supporters/Someone with OCD)
* Professional Guidance * Information Sessions * Speakers with Lived Experience
3rd Wednesday of the month, 7-9:30pm
Contact: barb@ocdottawa.com 

 

*Meetings are subject to change please confirm with facilitators
Meeting Location and further information – Click – Meetings

Links to Care & Resources – Click – Resources – Treatment
Online – OCD Support Groups & Resources – Click – Support

 

Participate in OCD Ottawa’s Surveys to assist advocacy

ADD YOUR VOICE & YOUR EXPERIENCE…help us build an evidence base of shortfalls in current treatment and support for OCD, and assist advocacy to improve access to best practice treatment options.

Someone with OCD – https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/OCDOttawaSurveyforIndividuals
Family Members      – https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/OCDOttawaFamilyMemberSurvey

 

Quick Links  

International OCD Foundation – Treatment, Resources, Research, Booklist
What You Need To Know About OCD Booklet – IOCDF

IOCDF Annual Conference – 2018 – Washington, DC – July 27-29
To learn more –  www.ocd2017.org

 

Tips for Finding Your Best Treatment Provider
Listing of Mental Health Resources for OCD – Ottawa area – ementalhealth.ca

Listing of Mental Health Resources – Ottawa area – ementalhealth.ca
*Walk-In Clinics   *Community Service Centres   *Private Psychologists 

Sudden & Severe Onset OCD – PANS/PANDAS
Infectious Trigger implicated (Strep, Lyme, Other).  Inform yourself & advocate strongly for antibiotics at the outset of illness.   See Treatment for links to resources and to learn about treatment protocol.

 

LOCAL SUPPORT GROUPS:

The Oasis in Kanata  –  For Caregivers of people with mental illness
* Information Session * Workshops * Courses * Support Sessions

PLEO (Parent Lifelines of Eastern Ontario) HELPLINE 613 321-3211 – System Navigation
A non-profit family support organization for parents and caregivers whose children to age 24 are dealing with mental health and/or addiction challenges.    Multiple Support Groups throughout the region.

PSO(Psychiatric Survivors Ottawa)  
Peer & Family Peer Support, Education, Workshops, Volunteer Opportunities, Community 

Ottawa Network for Borderline Personality Disorder
Education & Support for relatives of people with BPD.   Family Connections program.

 

*Information provided on this website is for information purposes only and should not replace medical advice.   Seek out professionals with specific expertise and training in treating OCD & PANS/PANDAS*