OCD Twin Cities is pleased to announce that registration is now open for "Keeping Calm, Preventing OCD, in an Anxious World." A description of the event is below. The event will take place on Feb. 18th from 7:00 - 9:00pm at Woodland Hills Church in Maplewood. The address is 1740 Van Dyke St., St. Paul, MN 55109.
While the event is free, registration is required. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by February 16th.
Randy Herrera is back to present!
In this interactive session, we will identify events and news in our society that causes anxiety and obsessions and compulsions. Learn about, as individuals with OCD, the automatic thought processes we have to the anxiety, how to process and understand the thoughts, and how to avoid obsessions and compulsions brought on by the news and events of the day.
A representative from The University of Minnesota, Department of Psychiatry, will also be on hand to talk briefly about an OCD trial with a new medication and give out information about the new study.
This session is for individuals with OCD and related disorders, families, friends, mental health professionals, and other concerned individuals.
Topic: Recovery and OCD
Presenter: Randy Herrera
Where: Woodland Hills Church1740 Van Dyke Street
Room: Purple 203/205
St. Paul MN
When: Monday, October 8th, 2012
Time: 7:00 PM, Support groups to follow
RSVP: By October 4th to email@example.com www.ocdtc.org and follow us on Facebook!
OCD Awareness Week October 8-14th, 2012
Dare to believe... together we can beat OCD
Watch a previous OCD Awareness Week event at: http://www.ocfoundation.org/awareness2011/
Please join OCD Twin Cities for the first presentation in our lecture series: "Utilizing Your Resources: Getting Help for OCD" presented by Dr. Renae Reinardy. Dr. Reinardy is a nationally known expert on OCD and hoarding. She has helped countless numbers of patients with these conditions. Dr. Reinardy is also one of the co-founders of OCD Twin Cities.
This event will be held on Thursday, June 7th from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the airport Marriott hotel in Bloomington, by the Mall of America (across from Ikea). Here is a link to the hotel's website:
We will also be providing an update on OCD Twin Cities and leaving time at the end for support groups.
While the event is free, an RSVP is required. If you are interested in attending, please email Kelly at firstname.lastname@example.org by May 25th.
Conference registration is now open! We have a brand new registration system this year which is SO much better and easier to use. This also means the conference brochure is also available for download and that our travel page is now updated. We have discounts with American Airlines, Avis, and a few local attractions, with a lot more to come soon.
Here are the links to the info:
Fox 9 segment about being bullied and OCD:
Our 2010 annual report is now available.
Please visit http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2010/12/28/midmorning2/?refid=0 for a recent MPR discussion with Randy Frost (Professor of psychology and co-author of "Stuff: Compulsive Hoarding and the Meaning of Things.") and Renae Reinardy (Licensed clinical psychologist and director of Lakeside Center for Behavioral Change. She has appeared on A&E TV's "hoarders.").
The National Alliance on Mental Illness of MN and the University of MN 9th Annual Research Dinner will host their 9th annual Research Dinner on Feb. 22nd at Eagan Community Center (1501 North Central Parkway). The event will feature Judith Warner, journalist and author of "We've Got Issues: Children and Parents in the Age of Medication". Seating begins at 5:30pm and the program starts at 6pm. For more information go to http://www.eventbrite.com/event/1162423841
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