“Family Focused, Client Centered, Knowledge Based”

our Mission

OCD Centre Manitoba is a non-profit charitable organization that provides support, education and information to people with OCD, members, family, friends and professionals, and promotes medical and social research of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD).

We believe that those affected by OCD should have the opportunity for appropriate peer encouragement and support, integrated with other proven OCD treatment methods and services, on their road to recovery.

*** Family Focused, Client Centered, Knowledge Based  ***

 our Goals

To organize and facilitate support groups, encouraging self-help

To provide peer support, information and education for assisting in the diagnosis, management recovery and treatment of OCD

To support and promote medical and social research of OCD

To provide guidance for improved coordination, cooperation and communication between health and community services and those affected by OCD

To cooperate with other organizations involved with the neurological and anxiety disorders to achieve common objectives for those affected by OCD and related disorders

 

 Who is affected

It is estimated that OCD affects two to three percent of the population.  In a city the size of Winnipeg, with a metro  population of over 730,000, that means there are between 15,000 – 27,000 people faced with the challenges of OCD.   

who we are

 We are a group that strives to assist and educate people affected by Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and spectrum disorders such as trichotillomania, hypochondriasis, and Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD).   

Did you know?

OCD knows no racial, religious or socio-economic boundaries.  It often surfaces at puberty although it can start as early as 18 months or as late as 40 years depending on the circumstances of an individual.  


 

disclaimer !

The information contained in this website is presented for information purposes only.  None of the information is a substitute for professional medical / psychiatric care or attention by a qualified practitioner and under no circumstances may it be relied upon as such.  Always check with your doctor if you have any questions or concerns about your condition or if your are about to start a new program of treatment.  The Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Center Manitoba Inc. and the operators of this website are not responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any form of damages whatsoever resulting for the use (or misuse) of information contained or implied by this website.