Sam – OCD & Taboo thoughts

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Young Ambassadors Home About Our Posts Contact Taboo Thoughts By OCDUKYA Sam  Intrusive thoughts, so much taboo surrounds them. In some ways I can understand why, OCD can give you all sorts of nasty thoughts that are completely against your …

Leo – OCD & Taboo Thoughts

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Young Ambassadors Home About Our Posts Contact Taboo Thoughts By OCDUKYA Leo  Leo It’s something that doesn’t get talked about much because, well, it’s taboo. But the issue with that is many young people with OCD worry about these taboo …

Emily – To my parents & friends

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Young Ambassadors Home About Our Posts Contact For my parents & friends By OCDUKYA Emily  To my parents & friends, I know I seem irrational, always on high alert and hostile, but my mind doesn’t work quite the same way …

Mia – The thought that likes to stay

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Young Ambassadors Home About Our Posts Contact The thought that likes to stay A Poem by OCDUKYA Mia  This thought in my mind, I think about it all the time. When I’m up, when I’m down, it turns my life …

Ella D – Stigma

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Young Ambassadors Home About Our Posts Contact OCD & Stigma By OCDUKYA Ella “There’s a certain stigma around OCD. It’s always girls with the colour coordinated pens and people telling them how “OCD” they are, and them agreeing and loving …

Charlotte C – Illustration

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Young Ambassadors Home About Our Posts Contact OCD Illustration By OCDUKYA Charlotte C These fantastic illustrations were created by OCDUKYA Charlotte, to portray what OCD feels like. Thank you for sharing with us Charlotte. Please complete our short, anonymous feedback …

Ben – 3 top tips

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Young Ambassadors Home About Our Posts Contact 4 Top Tips Top tips for those who have recently been diagnosed with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, By OCDUKYA Ben – It might seem scary and upsetting right now but it will get better I promise …

Sam – What I would tell my younger self

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Young Ambassadors Home About Our Posts Contact What I would tell my younger self A Poem by OCDUKYA Sam  If I could go back and tell my younger self that things will be okay, that things will get better, I …

Ben – What I would like my loved ones to know

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Young Ambassadors Home About Our Posts Contact What I would like my loved ones to know By OCDUKYA Ben  “I’d like to say despite the difficulty, despite seeing me struggle and being helpless, you’ve stood by my side and never …

India – OCD & Taboo thoughts

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Young Ambassadors Home About Our Posts Contact OCD & Taboo thoughts By OCDUKYA India  “What if you did it? That’s something you’d like to do, isn’t it? You like hurting people, don’t you? Normal people wouldn’t think like this… you’re …

Rachel – OCD & Taboo thoughts

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Young Ambassadors Home About Our Posts Contact OCD & Taboo thoughts By OCDUKYA Rachel  Never allow yourself to feel ashamed about the thoughts you are having. Your thoughts are involuntary and say nothing about you as a person. The fact …

Charlotte – What I wished my loved ones knew

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Young Ambassadors Home About Our Posts Contact What I wished my loved ones knew A Poem by OCDUKYA Charlotte To all my family and friends, I know it’s hard to comprehend, Why I wash my scalp until it’s dry, why …