Holly R – OCD & Identity Illustration

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Young Ambassadors HomeAboutOur PostsContactOCD & IdentityBy OCDUKYA Holly Please complete our short, anonymous feedback form about Holly’s post

Rachel – OCD & Identity Poem

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Young Ambassadors HomeAboutOur PostsContactOCD & IdentityBy OCDUKYA RachelInside of my head there’s a voice, It doesn’t sound like mine. I can’t remember my life without it, It’s there all of the time. It shouts and screams and yells, Shattering the …

Becky – OCD & Identity

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Young Ambassadors HomeAboutOur PostsContactOCD & IdentityBy OCDUKYA BeckyWhen you are in therapy, because it takes so much out of you, it can really become a large part of your life. From personal experience, your life can begin to revolve around …

Erin – Photography

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Young Ambassadors HomeAboutOur PostsContactI have been working on this in photography class to show how people do not know how you may be feeling on the inside, and to raise awareness. The title of this is “you never know what …

India – The recipe for an OCD

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Young Ambassadors HomeAboutOur PostsContactRecipe for an OCD: Mix 100.09g of obsessions with 99.67g of compulsions in a bowl. Pour 80.89ml of intrusive thoughts in and mix well. Add a teaspoon of checking behaviours and a tablespoon of paranoia and stir. …

Becky – OCD & Holidays

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Young Ambassadors HomeAboutOur PostsContactOCD during the holidays By OCDUKYA BeckyFor many young people, the summer holidays are soon approaching or have already started and while this can be an exciting time, it can also be extremely daunting for people suffering from …

Charlotte F – OCD & Education

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Young Ambassadors HomeAboutOur PostsContactOCD & EducationBy Charlotte CIn my experience, schools may struggle to understand and to recognise OCD. Before I started CBT in late 2019, my OCD had been particularly bad in a school setting and took a real …

Charlotte C – OCD & Education

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Rachel – OCD & Education

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Young Ambassadors HomeAboutOur PostsContactOCD & EducationBy RachelOCD does not leave me as I walk through the school gates, it sits next to me in the classroom and walks beside me in the corridor. In exams it scribbles thoughts into my …

Lucy – OCD & Education

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Young Ambassadors HomeAboutOur PostsContactOCD & EducationBy Lucy Education is one of many things that OCD can make more challenging, but it’s such a huge part of a lot of people’s lives that it is, at least for me, a lot …

Rachel – Stigma

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Young Ambassadors HomeAboutOur PostsContactOCD & StigmaBy RachelWhen I’d tell people in school that I had OCD they’d move my pen and ask how it made me feel. Or they’d put a red pencil in a pot full of blue ones …

Emily – OCD & Education

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Young Ambassadors HomeAboutOur PostsContactOCD & EducationBy Emily Lack of education in OCD creates stigma. Most people my age think that OCD is just cleaning and germs, which can be true, but for a lot of people it’s different to that. …