Friday, May 30, 2014

ABC News 20/20: Teens in OCD therapy - "The Children Who Break Away"

ABC News 20/20 follows David Muir's amazing five year journey with children suffering through crippling anxiety and watches them break away from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). Our cameras go inside the therapy room, document the exposure and response therapy and we are there to witness their success.

Act 1: ABC News’ “20/20” goes on a journey with children who have obsessive compulsive disorder.

Children Face What They Fear Most to Conquer OCD
Act 2: Bridget and Michelle undergo exposure and response prevention therapy to control their OCD.

New OCD Findings May Aid Future Diagnosis, Treatment
Act 3: A Michigan doctor says he’s beginning to identify distinct subtypes of childhood OCD.

The Final Hurdles: Children Have Big OCD Breakthroughs
Act 4: Bridget attempts to touch her father, while Michelle goes on a trip away from home.

Breaking Away from OCD
Act 5: While she has finally returned home, Bridget still struggles to face her fears.

Success: A Five-Year Journey with OCD Realized
Act 6: Five years later, ABC News’ “20/20” checks in with the children who struggled with OCD.



Friday, May 02, 2014

20/20 brings a Peace and Reconciliation BBQ to Hubbard, Ohio

Couple Claims Entire Town Has Turned Against Them

Rick and Cindy Krlich say horns have been honked 5,000 times by people driving past their house. 

A Town Divided Comes Together

ABC News' "20/20" held a Peace and Reconciliation Barbecue for Hubbard, Ohio.