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Connecting the Dots in OCD

June 8, 2019 | 1:15 pm - 4:30 pm EDT

Connecting the Dots in OCD Frederick W.Thompson Anxiety Disorders Centre

About this Event

Please join us for a free afternoon educational event open to people living with OCD, their family members, friends and anyone that is interested in learning more!

Receiving a diagnosis of OCD can feel overwhelming. It is important to become informed about the illness, both for the individual affected and their loved ones. This event is intended to provide people with helpful information about OCD. A variety of topics will be covered, including basics of OCD, understanding effective treatments from medication and cognitive-behavioural therapy to alternative biological treatments when all else fails. There will also be sessions introducing how families can better help their loved ones in working towards recovery, and the importance of living a healthy life when affected by this illness.

WHEN: Saturday June 8th, 2019

TIME: 1:15pm-4:30pm

WHERE: Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, McLaughlin Auditorium EG18A.

Refreshments will be provided.

There will be the opportunity to:

• Engage in a variety of smaller group workshops

• Hear first hand perspective from others who are in recovery from OCD

• Networking with the OCD community

Event Program

1:15pm-1:20pm Welcome

1:20pm-2:00pm OCD: Basics and Beyond

2:00pm-2:20pm OCD as a Family Affair

2:20pm-2:40pm Break

2:40pm-3:30pm Workshops

* Maintaining Balance in Life with OCD

* OCD Comes with Company: Common comorbidities in OCD

* What to Expect in Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy

3:30-3:45 Break

3:45-4:30 Panel Q/A


June 8, 2019
1:15 pm - 4:30 pm EDT
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Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre