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Beyond Treatment Network
Patients need support as they leave care. Every month, OCD Wisconsin brings you Beyond Treatment Network (BTN), which offers a safe virtual community where participants can listen, learn, ask questions or offer their experiences. Registration is required.
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Ask the Experts
We understand that finding answers to OCD can be challenging. That’s why we work to get therapists around the state to get your questions answered through live sessions throughout the year.
Attention School Counselors: Nominate a Senior Student!
The Barry Thomet Scholarship
Do you know a senior high school student with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) who has worked to overcome obstacles? If so, consider nominating them for a $500 scholarship.
Must be nominated by her/his school counselor
The application deadline is extended to June 15!
Counselors receive notice by July 15th of the award year
Submit your name, the nominee’s name, school, grade, and why you ask for the student to be considered for the scholarship using the “Submit a Nomination” button
Barry Thomet is known for his advocacy and dedication to individuals with mental health and addiction disorders, through his more than 20 years of service at Rogers Memorial Hospital in Oconomowoc, WI. He has served as a marketing liaison for the International OCD Foundation and serves as a founding member of the board of directors for OCD Wisconsin.
A little-known aspect of Barry’s work is that he is a great steward of treatment in general, not just Rogers. His lightheartedness is complemented by the gentle demeanor he has with those who reach out to him. He knows the difficulty and challenges that individuals with OCD and other mental illnesses face, which makes him one of the best resources for guidance and understanding.
$4,700 raised 2023! Thank you! Can we top that this year?
One Million Steps for OCD Walk
One Million Steps for OCD Walk is an annual event that brings together members of the OCD and related disorders community nationwide to challenge stigma, raise funds, and create awareness about what it really means to have obsessive compulsive disorder.
OCD Awareness Week
is October 08-14
OCD Awareness Week (#OCDWeek) occurs during the second full week of October each year. It is an international effort to raise awareness and understanding about obsessive compulsive disorder and related disorders to help more people get timely access to appropriate and effective treatment. Launched in 2009 by the International OCD Foundation (IOCDF), OCD Awareness Week is celebrated internationally, with events such as OCD screening days, lectures, conferences, fundraisers, online Q&As, and more. For a complete list of OCD Awareness Week events happening across the country, visit the IOCDF website.