Articles

  • Reillys story

    Reilly’s Story

    October 22nd 2014

    “Having OCD is like being allergic to life – every waking moment is spent in a state of mental hyper-sensitivity.” -Unknown. Never before have I come across a statement that...Read More.

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    A day to remember

    October 3rd 2014

    A big thank you to everyone who came to the Lake District meet-up and made it such a fun event! And thanks to those who helped fundraise and everyone who sponsored us (there’s...Read More.

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    Who are OCD Youth?

    September 5th 2014

    Despite its seriousness, the condition is often regarded as a mere quirk. The term ‘OCD’ appears to have turned into slang for casual obsessions, or someone’s liking for neatness and/or...Read More.

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    Join our canoe challenge!

    August 2nd 2014

    We’ll all be meeting on that (hopefully) sunny Sunday afternoon in Brown Howe for an exciting Lake District activity day. As well as challenging ourselves to a 3k canoe challenge...Read More.

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    The Void

    June 26th 2014

    If we didn’t have OCD… What would we do? I have thought so many times to myself what life would be like without OCD. I guess it’s the same feeling...Read More.

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    Stigma and discrimination: let’s put an end to it

    May 15th 2014

    Imagine having had the best summer of your life, received the results necessary to progress onto university, and met a new partner while spending the majority of days lying in...Read More.

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    Morna’s Birthday Ceilidh!

    May 2nd 2014

    OCD Action member, Morna, has decided not to throw a usual 16th birthday party. The Aberdeenshire OCD sufferer has decided to turn her big day into a fundraising ceilidh [a...Read More.

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    Operation Cornwall Devon (OCD)

    April 22nd 2014

    OCD Action member and Marketing Officer for OCD Action’s Youth Panel, Jamie Fletcher, is to embark on a 290 mile trek in aid of the charity this summer. The 24-year-old,...Read More.

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    Advice for teens with OCD

    April 11th 2014

    As patronising as it undoubtedly reads; being a teenager is not easy. People will tell you that it’s an awkward stage full of insecurities, mixed and intense feelings, confusing thoughts...Read More.

  • Sam’s Story

    April 4th 2014

    Sam is now at university and has got to the point where she is able to manage her OCD – however, it has been a difficult road with real effects...Read More.

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