ABOUT PEACE OF MIND

The Peace of Mind Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to help improve the quality of life of OCD sufferers and caregivers through education, research, support, and advocacy. Founded by the Linda and Jim McIngvale family at the request of their daughter Elizabeth, 100% of all outside donations received support the Foundation's mission. The Foundation created and fully subsidizes the OCD Challenge, an online self-help website for individuals suffering from OCD.

PEACE OF MIND FOUNDATION ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • 2006 - 2009 - Provides nearly one million dollars in treatment scholarship subsidies to OCD sufferers.

  • 2006 - 2009 - Provides sponsorship for "x" numbers of OCD sufferers and caregivers to attend the annual conferences held by the Obsessive Compulsive Foundation (Now International OCD Foundation).

  • 2006  - Underwrites the annual conference of the Obsessive Compulsive Foundation in Houston, Texas.

  • 2006 - 2009 - Runs the Houston OCD Support Group - one of the largest OCD support groups in the country.

  • 2011 - Launched a self-help website for OCD sufferers, the OCD Challenge. This website is 100% subsidized by the Peace of Mind Foundation and is free to all users.

  • 2012 - Translating the OCD Challenge to Norwegian, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, Italian, French, German and Mandarin at the request of users.

PEACE OF MIND FOUNDATION PLANNED INITIATIVES

  • Help close the treatment gap by creating a behavioral training program to train clinicians and peer advocates.

  • Expand impact of treatment for those in need by developing an online, intensive outpatient therapy network of treatment providers.

  • Creation and promotion of the Elizabeth McIngvale Seminar Series to promote education and awareness of OCD.