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  • Have your say

    October 23rd 2012

    If you’re a young person with OCD, we want to hear from you! Here at OCD Action we run lots of different things for young people, from events to this...Read More.

  • The next OCD Action Youth Event will be taking place as part of the OCD Action National Conference in London on the 24th of November. It will be a mixture...Read More.

  • Apart from being famous, what do David Beckham, Victoria Pendleton, and Jessica Alba, have in common? They all have OCD and are extremely successful. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is an...Read More.

  • J.K. Rowling’s new book, The Casual Vacancy, has a character with OCD that is based on her own experience of the condition. The children’s author says that her OCD centred...Read More.

  • 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.

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