Out of the Shadows: Personal Stories to End Stigma

OCDtexMcLean OCD Institute // Houston is proud to partner with the International OCD Foundation and their local affiliate OCD Texas for this year’s #OCDweek to raise awareness and fight stigma. Please join us on October 11th for a panel discussion and breakout sessions presented by the IOCDF spokespeople, Throstur Bjorgvinsson, PhD, ABPP – Program Director of the McLean OCD Institute // Houston, and Wayne Goodman, MD, Chairman of the Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine. Click here for more information about OCD week. The discussion will present an intimate look at the lives of the IOCDF spokespeople and their battle with chronic mental illness and preventing future set-backs. The two breakout sessions, Family Members of a loved one with OCD: the do’s and do not’s: a Presentation by Throstur Bjorgvisson (A115), and “Medication and Brain Stimulation Treatments for OCD” by Dr. Goodman (A104), will follow the panel discussion. We hope to see you there!



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