Youth Advisory Panel

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

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    Book Review: Unraveling Rose

    By Richard April 18th 2019

    When I got to the office this morning, the last thing I thought I’d be feeling was utterly broken, emotionally drained and then marvelously uplifted after reading a children’s book...Read More.

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    The messiness of mental health

    By Richard April 10th 2019

    When I was diagnosed at 15 with OCD and depression, I thought recovery would be simple. Oh how naïve of me! I genuinely thought that, just like with a physical...Read More.

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    Talking about OCD

    By George February 18th 2019

    I was first diagnosed with OCD in my second year of university. Even five years on, I’m hesitant to use the word “diagnosed” – It makes me, and many others,...Read More.

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    PURE Review

    February 14th 2019

    When I first heard about Channel 4’s new drama “Pure”, I felt a peculiar mixture of excitement and unease. Having battled OCD throughout my childhood and teens, this show promised...Read More.

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