Youth Action Panel

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

  • A report has been published (Children of the New Century: Mental health findings from the Millennium Cohort Study) by Centre for Mental Health and UCL Institute of Education. The report...Read More.

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    OCD Photographed

    October 10th 2015

    In June of this year, India George (member of the YAP) met with Tanya Raab, a photographer who documented India’s OCD. Tanya’s website is Here is her report: It’s Friday...Read More.

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    OCD isn’t a first world problem

    September 21st 2015

    Many people with varying mental illnesses, including OCD are dismissed by being told they have a “first world problem”, which causes offense, beside the problematic nature of the term itself,...Read More.

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    Getting help ASAP

    September 21st 2015

    As soon as you think you may have OCD, you should try to start getting help. You may want to avoid or put off going to your GP, telling a...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?