Tag Archives: advocacy

Where’s Dan?

I have been fortunate to share the story of my son Dan’s recovery from severe OCD with so many people. The fact that he is doing so well is concrete evidence that obsessive-compulsive disorder, no matter how severe, is indeed … Continue reading

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OCD and Medication

  This week I’m sharing one of my posts from May 2012. I plan on being back next week with something new! The topic of medication for obsessive-compulsive disorder comes up a lot in blogs, and always seems to incite … Continue reading

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OCD Awareness Week

OCD Awareness Week  (October 10 – October 16th) holds a special meaning for me. It was during this week last year that I “officially” became an advocate for OCD awareness. Prior to this time, I had connected by telephone with several friends … Continue reading

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Truth Be Told

I often get positive feedback from people when they hear about Dan’s story. “He’s so lucky to have you,” and “You’re so supportive” are two of the more common compliments I get. These words should make me feel great. And they do, for the most … Continue reading

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