Media Centre

Media Contacts

  • 0845 286 6430
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Some of the media outlets we have worked with in the past.

Media Centre

Welcome to the OCD-UK Media Centre where you can read our latest press releases and media responses, and find out facts about Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD).

During the last 10-years OCD-UK have worked closely with various national and local news and media outlets, offering OCD research information, advice and support in addition to providing case studies. OCD-UK remain committed to ensuring that ethical news and documentary makers are supported and that stories about the illness are factually reported.

Our media work helps us to change perceptions about OCD and raise awareness of our campaigns and support services here in the UK. If you're a journalist working on a OCD related story, subject to availability
we can offer:

Interviews with OCD-UK Chief Executive or Chair (both suffer with OCD themselves);
Interviews with case studies with people that have experienced OCD;
Interviews with specialist OCD health professionals;
Details about our local and national level campaigns;
OCD history, facts and statistics;
Copies of OCD-UK publications;
Additional pre-broadcast documentary support and media liaison;
Out-of-hours media support.

In return we ask that any member of the media that uses our website or access our resources for their feature please make reference to the OCD-UK website within their article.

OCD facts

Please take a moment to read our OCD facts page that summarises what OCD is and gives known statistics and facts which may answer many of your questions. The OCD facts page is updated frequently when new research evidence becomes available.


Press releases

Our latest news about OCD and the work of our charity.


Media responses

Our responses to OCD-related stories circulating in the news and media.


How to talk about OCD

OCD is used in everyday conversation, but often incorrectly. This is our suggestion on how to talk sensitively and positively about OCD.


Notes for editors

About OCD-UK (registered charity number: 1103210)
OCD-UK is the leading national charity, independently working with and for children and adults affected by OCD. Run by sufferers, for sufferers, OCD-UK aims to improve awareness of the condition among the general public and within the medical community, with the long-term aim of campaigning to ensure that every sufferer receives the quality of treatment they deserve. The charity also facilitates a safe environment for people affected by OCD to communicate with each other and provide mutual understanding and support.

For more information visit or call 03332 127 890


List of OCD-UK events

A bullet point list of national OCD events in the UK for the coming year. This list may offer opportunities for local media stories.

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OCD-UK is a non-profit making charity and not associated with any other organisation. Medical information is provided for education/information purposes only, you should obtain further advice from your doctor. Any links to external websites have been carefully selected, however we are not responsible for the content of these third party websites.