Articles

  • Barbara Lloyd, 49, has fought a long-running battle with OCD all of her adult life. She lost a job, a marriage and wasn’t able to leave her home for nine...Read More.

  • Have your say!

    September 20th 2012

    Young people with special educational needs (SEN) have been invited by the government to form a group which will advise it on the SEN and Disability Green Paper reform programme....Read More.

  • Are you 16-18 year old? Fancy featuring in the Wellcome Trust’s ‘Big Picture‘ magazine? The Wellcome Trust are looking for A-Level students and teachers to appear in their bi-annual ‘Big...Read More.

  • OCD Action is hosting an online seminar for parents of children with OCD called “Coping with transitions: new schools, moving house and other life changes”. The date of this seminar...Read More.

  • “My daughter’s OCD took far too long to diagnose. I now get great satisfaction out of giving short awareness talks on OCD to teachers at schools.” (Kitty, Volunteer School Speaker)...Read More.

  • On Saturday 19th May - 10:30 am - 3:30 pm. OCD Action and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust are hosting a free event for young...Read More.

  • Youth Event: 18th February

    January 27th 2012

    On Saturday 18th February, OCD Action are teaming up with Maudsley Hospital to run a whole day of events for young people with OCD (and their parents!). We’ll be kicking...Read More.

  • My Story

    February 10th 2011

    At the age of ten I began doing some strange behaviour like counting steps over and over in my head. My family and I referred to them as my ’habits‘....Read More.

  • Supporting my Child

    October 20th 2010

    As a parent of a child who has OCD I understand that it can be difficult to cope...Read More.

  • There are currently around 127,000 young people with OCD at school. Many live lives designed to hide their internal torment, frightened about what would happen if they opened up to...Read More.

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