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Youth Action Panel

News, stories, and blog posts from our Youth Action Panel.

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    Harpreet

    Bullets of nothing

    By Harpreet May 26th 2015

    OCD is silent and can cause sufferers to hide in their bedrooms, in their homes and create these safe zones that constrict them. OCD can force them into this zone...Read More.

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    How Young People See OCD – Article by Chelsea

    March 6th 2015

    For many young people Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is a debilitating mental illness that can control their life. Often referred to as OCD, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is an illness that makes...Read More.

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    Anna’s Story

    February 3rd 2015

    I can’t remember a time where I wasn’t ‘worrying’, that’s what I call it, or carrying out particular rituals…they started with the fear of monsters and systematically checking the toilet...Read More.

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    A Poem To OCD

    January 29th 2015

    I loathe you so fiercely and intensely, like a vampire bound by the sun, Yet I crave you so much that it scares me, just like a vampire craves blood....Read More.

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Our guide explains a little more about OCD and some of the ways that you can deal with it at school.
  • So what is Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder?
  • How do I know if I have OCD?
  • Do I have to tell anyone?
  • What can my school do?
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