Youth Advisory Panel

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

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    George

    Talking about OCD

    By George February 18th 2019

    I was first diagnosed with OCD in my second year of university. Even five years on, I’m hesitant to use the word “diagnosed” – It makes me, and many others,...Read More.

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    PURE Review

    February 14th 2019

    When I first heard about Channel 4’s new drama “Pure”, I felt a peculiar mixture of excitement and unease. Having battled OCD throughout my childhood and teens, this show promised...Read More.

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    Today is Time to Talk day, so let’s talk.

    February 7th 2019

    From first hand experience I know that the vast majority of people think OCD means cleanliness or having your pens lined up colour by colour so it looks all ‘pretty’....Read More.

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    My story so far…

    December 21st 2018

    Trigger warning: this post contains some content about suicide which some readers may find upsetting My name is Jady I’m 19 years old and at the age of 16 I...Read More.

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