Oconomowoc – Paul A. Mueller, CAPSW, chief operating officer of Rogers Memorial Hospital has joined the board of directors of the International OCD Foundation, the foremost resource for obsessive-compulsive disorder and related illnesses.
“It’s an honor to be part of this board and part of the OCD treatment community,” said Mueller. “Being part of this collaboration with some of the world’s most eminent OCD treatment providers is something that can benefit Rogers patients and families and people with OCD all over the world.”
Mueller began serving a two-year term on the board earlier this year.
"We are thrilled to have Paul join our Board of Directors," said Diane Davey, president of the International OCD Foundation Board of Directors. "He brings a wealth of expertise in the mental health industry, he is passionate about our work to help those suffering from OCD, and he'll be a vital part of our strategic planning efforts to increase our reach both in the U.S. and internationally."
The International OCD Foundation (IOCDF) is the foremost resource about obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and related illnesses. It is an international organization that exists to raise awareness among policy makers and the general public about OCD, educate the mental health community about the latest treatments and research, connect people suffering from OCD with treatment providers, and advance research for more effective treatments. Based in Boston, the IOCDF has affiliates in 16 states and in Washington DC and Puerto Rico. The IOCDF was founded as the Obsessive Compulsive Foundation in 1986 by a dozen OCD patients at Yale. Now in its 25th year, the organization has a $1 million annual operating budget, has granted millions of dollars for OCD research, and is a resource for tens of thousands of people. For more information, visit www.ocfoundation.org.
Established in 1907, Rogers Memorial Hospital has the expertise and experience found only in a stand-alone, not-for-profit behavioral health hospital. Its specialized programs are known for their effectiveness in treating children, teens and adults with anxiety disorders, mood disorders, eating disorders and substance-use disorders. The hospital uses proven, evidence-based treatments coupled with strong patient and family education. Rogers offers treatment programs at five Wisconsin locations: Oconomowoc, Milwaukee, Madison, Kenosha and Brown Deer. Rogers creates an environment where patients and their families know what tomorrow will bring: Life. Worth. Living.
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