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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Organizations --

Obsessive-Compulsive Foundation:

P.O. Box 70
Milford, C. 06460-0070
Fax: 203-874-2826
Info Line: 203-874-3843


The Ontario Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Network:

P.O. Box 151
Markham, ON, L3P 3J7
Phone: 905.472.0494
Fax: 905.472.4473



A non-profit grassroots organization whose mission is to increase awareness and understanding about OCD, and to foster and facilitate the growth of OCD self-help groups. The Network offers two information packages, one for adults with OCD, and one for parents of children with OCD. It handles phone calls from across Canada. Consumer callers appreciate the opportuni­ty to speak one-on-one with the consumers who operate the vol­unteer phone committee. The Organizationís quarterly newsletter is full of information about books, groups and OCD events.


OCD Centre Manitoba, Inc. (OCDC)
100 - 4 Fort Street
Winnipeg MB R3C 1C4
tel 204 942 3331
fax 204 772 6706

Phone: 204 942 3331
Fax: 204 772 6706


2011 Conference: “ Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Across the Lifespan"

    • Presented by: OCD Centre Manitoba, Inc.
    • Date:  October 1, 2011
    • Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada -  Booth University College
    • Keynote: Dr. Evelyn Stewart, Child and Adult Psychiatrist, UBC, formerly of Harvard Medical School
    • For More Information:

Online Communities --


An online community where people with obsessive disorder from around the world can open up and share their feelings.



Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Support Group


OCD Support Groups --

Provide a forum for discussion, a place to get emotional support and swap coping strategies.


  • 403-243-7716 (Calgary)

British Columbia:

  • 250-862-3525 (Kelowna)
  • 250-563-2803 (Prince George)
  • 604-275-3466 (Vancouver)

Nova Scotia:

  • 902-733-3018 (Sydney)


  • 905-472-0494 (Etobicoke)
  • 519-744-7645 ext. 319 (Kitchener/Waterloo)
  • 519-434-9191 (London)
  • 705-497-9460 (North Bay)
  • 905-472-0494 (Unionville)
  • 613-722-3607 (Ottawa)
  • 519-258-9622 Ext. 242 (Windsor YMCA)


  • 514-486-1448 (Montreal)
  • 514-251-4015 ext. 3585 (Montreal)


  • 306-789-0242 (Regina)

OCD Clinics --

McMaster University Medical Centre Anxiety Clinic (OCD treatment -- Adults)

Hamilton, ON, Canada

Phone: 905-521 -5018


St Joseph's Hospital (OCD treatment -- Adults)

Hamilton, ON, Canada

Phone: 905-522-1155, extension 3697


Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

Toronto, ON, Canada

Runs a treatment program specifically focused on OCD that offers cognitive behaviour therapy.

Other --


Resource site for everything to do with obsessive compulsive disorders. Full of newsletters, articles, links and other resources - ALL FREE - in one easy to navigate site to save time and money. Click here.


Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: A Personal Perspective

A site written and created by an OCD sufferer and intended to provide the reader an authenic, personal view of his struggle with OCD


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