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Youth Network Blog

This is a space where members are able to talk openly and honestly about issues relating to OCD. Due to the nature of intrusive thoughts, there may be some themes that are difficult to read about, particularly for younger audiences. Please take care of yourselves and those around you. We all know how difficult OCD can be to deal with, so having a judgement-free place to express yourself is vital. We also know that being able to hear from other people with similar experiences to you can be a real comfort. With that in mind, we hope you enjoy the blog!

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    Bullets of nothing

    May 26th 2015

    OCD is silent and can cause sufferers to hide in their bedrooms, in their homes and create these safe zones that constrict them. OCD can force them into this zone...Read More.

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    How Young People See OCD – Article by Chelsea

    March 6th 2015

    For many young people Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is a debilitating mental illness that can control their life. Often referred to as OCD, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is an illness that makes...Read More.

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    Anna’s Story

    February 3rd 2015

    I can’t remember a time where I wasn’t ‘worrying’, that’s what I call it, or carrying out particular rituals…they started with the fear of monsters and systematically checking the toilet...Read More.

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    A Poem To OCD

    January 29th 2015

    I loathe you so fiercely and intensely, like a vampire bound by the sun, Yet I crave you so much that it scares me, just like a vampire craves blood....Read More.

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    Frenemy

    January 26th 2015

    Like the darkness you scare me, Like the wind you’re so loud, I’m lonely and tearful, But my cries have no sound, I question my demon, Why are you so...Read More.

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