(BILINGUAL) National. 50 affiliated groups. Founded 1988. 12-Step. Self-help group for people with obsessive-compulsive disorders. Telephone meetings, assistance and guidelines available for starting groups. Write: OCA P.O. Box 215 New Hyde Park, NY 11040 Voice: 516-739-0662 Website: http://www.obsessivecompulsiveanonymous.org Verified: 7/17/2012
International. Founded 1991. Support and information for patients, families and professionals about trichotillomania (compulsive hair pulling and skin picking). Click on 'Treatments and Resources' on top bar to see information on local support groups. For some 20 online groups, click on 'Join an Online Group' under 'Our Community' on left. To learn how to start a community group, click on 'Get Involved' on top bar. Information and referrals, newsletter, annual retreat, conferences, phone support, pen pals and literature. Write: TLC 207 McPherson Street, Suite H Santa Cruz, CA 95060-2760 Voice: 831-457-1004 Fax: 831-426-4383 Website: http://www.trich.org E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Verified: 8/2/2012
Online. Over 2500+ members. Mutual support and information for parents of children with obsessive-compulsive disorder through an e-mail discussion group and professional advisors who respond to questions. Also has an extensive listing of web links. Website: http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/ocdandparenting E-mail: email@example.com Verified: 7/2/2012
Online. Support group for persons who suffer from anxiety, panic attacks, social anxiety, generalized anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, hypochondria or any other form of anxiety. Focus is on recovery and day-to-day survival with a 'can do' attitude. Website: http://panicsurvivor.com Verified: 6/29/2012
National. 6 affiliated chapters. 12-Step. Recovery program for men and women recovering from all forms of eating and body image addictions. Includes anorexia, bulimia, binge eating, overeating, exercise bulimics, etc. Focuses on internal growth and reclaiming bodies rather than weight or appearance. Write: Eating Addictions Anonymous 1501 Allison St. SW Washington, DC 20011-7015 Voice: 202-882-6528 Website: http://www.eatingaddictionsanonymous.org E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Verified: 7/27/2012
International. 9 chapters. Founded 1986. Support and assistance for people with OCD and related disorders, their families, friends, professionals and other concerned individuals. Educates the public and professional communities about obsessive compulsive disorder and related disorders, publishes a quarterly newsletter, annual summer conference, behavior therapy training institutes for mental health professionals, and a speakers bureau for public speaking events. Write: OCD Foundation P.O. Box 961029 Boston, MA 02196 Voice: 617-973-5801 Fax: 617-973-5803 Website: http://www.ocfoundation.org E-mail: email@example.com Verified: 7/26/2012
Online. A peer-run social networking site for individuals afflicted with anxiety disorders, family members as well as those who have managed to overcome them. Support groups, live chat, blogs, information on anxiety and more. Covers generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), agoraphobia, social anxiety disorder (SAD), general and specific phobias, panic disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, separation anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and depression. Website: http://www.anxietysocialnet.com Verified: 7/11/2012
Online. Provides a free community of support for persons living with obsessive compulsive disorder. Website: http://www.ocdtribe.com Verified: 8/15/2012
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