Youth Advisory Panel

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

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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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    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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    How the Summer Holidays Affect My OCD

    By Alisha August 23rd 2017

    Time off from the reality of life, be it work, school, university, is supposed to be a relaxing time to regenerate and rebuild, and I know a lot of people...Read More.

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    Why we can all fight OCD, like Ninjas

    June 1st 2017

    I have severe OCD. I want to highlight the desperate need for more awareness about the condition and treatment available across the country and beyond, and give hope to you...Read More.

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Topic Title Latest Poster Posts Freshness
Should I tell someone about my OCD and get a treatment? Sakura 3 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Frustrating Intrusive Thoughts Jennifer1722 2 2 weeks, 2 days ago
I have intrusive thoughts Jennifer1722 2 1 month ago
Do I Have OCD? Jennifer1722 2 1 month, 1 week ago
Don’t know if I have OCD Jennifer1722 2 1 month, 1 week ago
My mind Glitch 5 1 month, 3 weeks ago
do i have ocd? Jennifer1722 2 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Intrusive thoughts Jennifer1722 2 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Pressure in my head Arie415 1 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Am i faking this? Arie415 3 1 month, 4 weeks ago