Youth Advisory Panel

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

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    rich

    I don’t often find myself consciously thinking about OCD as much anymore because it’s usually something that happens on autopilot. Like an app functioning in the background, OCD ticks along,...Read More.

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    How to cope with OCD during the winter months

    By Nicole December 19th 2017

    Winter can be a difficult time for everyone. Avoiding colds and the flu like you’re in a PE lesson playing dodgeball. For those with OCD, in particular contamination OCD, a...Read More.

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    Good Days and Bad Days

    November 19th 2017

    The first time I ever encountered the real OCD in the media was watching the BBC’s 2013 two-part documentary, ‘Extreme OCD Camp’. My family saw it on iPlayer, and started...Read More.

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    nicole

    Self-care 101

    By Nicole September 5th 2017

    Self-care is such a funny thing, isn’t it? Lots of people including magazines and online influencers preach how important self-care is for our mental health and rightly they should. But...Read More.

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Topic Title Latest Poster Posts Freshness
Exposures Izzy16 1 23 hours, 32 minutes ago
My mind Glitch 11 1 day, 7 hours ago
Do I really have OCD? Lola144 1 4 days, 19 hours ago
“Wanting” Intrusive Thoughts to Happen? Jennifer1722 4 1 week, 1 day ago
Wanting to Hurt my Dog? Shihtzulover37 1 1 week, 1 day ago
POCD or denial? This is killing me. Jennifer1722 2 1 week, 6 days ago
I’m extremely confused and tired Jennifer1722 6 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Could this be a type of groinal movement? Cielistare 6 1 month, 2 weeks ago
I feel so lost Jennifer1722 2 1 month, 2 weeks ago
OCD? PLZ HELP Miggles31 1 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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