We are a volunteer driven peer-based support network dedicated to supporting individuals living with OCD and their families. We offer information and guidance with treatment and support resources for OCD and related spectrum disorders.

To join our OCD Ottawa Support Group and for information about treatment and support resources contact info@ocdottawa.com.

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Anxiety Ottawa – Psychological Care for OCD, Anxiety Disorders and PTSD.
OCD GOAL Group – For adults living with OCD who live in Ontario. Peer-led and professionally assisted. Held Virtually.


International OCD Foundation (IOCDF)
What You Need To Know About OCD ~ Multilingual Fact Sheets
How to Find Your Best Treatment Provider – IOCDF
International OCD Foundation Annual Conference
Uncovering OCD: The Truth About OCD – IOCDF documentary


Counselling Connect – Free virtual brief counseling service – OHIP.
Togetherall – Anonymous online mental health community with trained practitioners 24/7.
Bounce Back Ontario – (15+) Free skill-building program with phone coaching, videos.
Coping during the COVID pandemic – the Royal
Resources for the OCD Community During COVID – IOCDF
OCD Virtual Community – Peace Of Mind/ IOCDF – International
Ontario Structured Psychotherapy Program (ages 18+) – Short-Term CBT program
Ottawa CBT – Intensive OCD Day Treatment Program – private practice clinic
Thompson Centre Toronto – Inpatient OCD Program– MD to MD consult available
How to find your best treatment provider
OCD Ottawa – Treatment Resources


AccessMHA – NEW single point of entry to eastern Ontario’s system of care for mental health and addictions for ages 16 and older. “If you need help and support, and are not sure where to go, reach out to us and we will connect you to the service you need”.
International OCD Foundation Directory
Ontario Caregiver Organization – Helpline 24/7
Parent Lifelines Helpline – For caregivers of children to age 24.
Mental Health Resources – Ottawa
Ottawa Public Health – Mental Health & Addiction Services
PANS/PANDAS – Sudden Severe Onset OCD ~ PANDAS Network ~ PANDAS Physician’s Network


OCD a Parent’s Guide – Child Mind Institute
OCD: A Handbook for Individuals and Family – Sunnybrook
How to Support Your Loved One with OCD – Peace of Mind Foundation


Psychiatric Survivors Ottawa (PSO) – Support Groups for individuals and family members.
Mood Disorders Ottawa – Support Groups, Programs, Events for individuals living with a mood disorder.
The Royal Mental Health Care CentreFamily Information Sessions and Support Groups
Parent Lifelines of Eastern Ontario (PLEO) – Multiple Support Groups throughout the region.
The Oasis in Kanata – Information Sessions and Caregiver Support Groups.
NAMI Family-to-Family Programs – Educational Course for family members.
MICA – Mental Illness Caregivers Association – Assisting Caregivers and their family members.
Ottawa Network for Borderline Personality Disorder – Family Connections 12-week course.

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 and PANDAS.