OCD Resources

Disclaimer:

This list is not a comprehensive representation of every available OCD resource.  For best results, complement this list with searches for support organizations and resources in your area.

**IF YOU'RE FEELING SUICIDAL, PLEASE CALL 911 OR GO TO YOUR LOCAL HOSPITAL RIGHT AWAY.  HELP IS AVAILABLE.

Kids Help Phone (you can also get in touch with them as an adult): https://kidshelpphone.ca/

A great article on the definition of mental health: https://kidshelpphone.ca/get-info/what-is-mental-health/

 

OCD Websites

OCD UK – https://www.ocduk.org 

 

International OCD Foundation – https://iocdf.org 

 

Anxiety Canada – https://www.anxietycanada.com 

 

OCD Workbooks

Getting Over OCD: A 10-Step Workbook for Taking Back Your Life by Dr. Jonathan S. Abramowitz

 

Overcoming Obsessive Thoughts: How to Gain Control of Your OCD by Dr. David A. Clark and Dr. Christine Purdon

 

Other Mental Health Books I Found Helpful

Self-Esteem: A Proven Program of Cognitive Techniques for Assessing, Improving, and Maintaining Your Self-Esteem by Dr. Matthew McKay and Patrick Fanning

 

The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Anxiety: A Guide to Breaking Free from Anxiety, Phobias and Worry Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy by Dr. John P. Forsyth and Dr. Georg H. Eifert

 

Fictional Works About OCD

OCDaniel by Wesley King

 

The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl by Stacy McAnulty

 

OCD Podcasts

The OCD Stories – https://theocdstories.com 

The OCD Whisperer: https://ocdwhisperer.podbean.com

The Invisible Wheelchair: - https://www.invisiblewheelchair.com/

OCD Straight Talk - https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/ocd-straight-talk/id1503360581

 

OCD Memoirs

Here’s the Deal, Don’t Touch Me by Howie Mandel and Josh Young

 

Rewind, Replay, Repeat: A Memoir of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder by Jeff Bell

 

Triggered: A Memoir of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder by Fletcher Wortmann

 

Obsessed: A Memoir of My Life with OCD by Alison Britz