Youth Advisory Panel

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

  • OCD AND THE MEDIA final
    rich

    OCD and the Media

    By Richard August 22nd 2018

    Whenever I see an article, TV show, film or book that has OCD in the title or description, I immediately feel apprehensive. I’m not sure whether I’ve been conditioned to...Read More.

  • OCD AND DEPRESSION
    rich

    When OCD Has A Friend…

    By Richard August 6th 2018

    Often when you live with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), you find that the illness doesn’t travel alone. When I was diagnosed with OCD at fifteen, I was also diagnosed with...Read More.

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    nicole

    The Light Jar book review

    By Nicole July 31st 2018

    When I saw Lisa Thompson was bringing out a new book, I was so excited! I loved her debut novel; The Goldfish Boy. Like the Goldfish boy, The light Jar...Read More.

  • smallest things

    Smallest Things

    July 23rd 2018

    As a child I never knew I had anxiety, all I knew was that I had this horrible feeling in the pit of my stomach that wouldn’t go away. It...Read More.

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