Charlotte C – OCD & Education

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Young Ambassadors HomeAboutOur PostsContact OCD & Education By Charlotte C Please complete our short, anonymous feedback form about Charlotte’s post

Rachel – OCD & Education

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Young Ambassadors HomeAboutOur PostsContact OCD & Education By Rachel OCD 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 …

Lucy – OCD & Education

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Young Ambassadors HomeAboutOur PostsContact OCD & Education By 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, …

Rachel – Stigma

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Young Ambassadors HomeAboutOur PostsContact OCD & Stigma By Rachel When 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 …

Emily – OCD & Education

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Young Ambassadors HomeAboutOur PostsContact OCD & Education By 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 …

Molly – Dawn

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Young Ambassadors HomeAboutOur PostsContact ‘Dawn’ By OCDUKYA Molly D    on’t follow the feeling – it’s a trap! A    ctions first, your brain will then learn and follow on. W    ho will you trust? OCD, or your family? …

Holly – A hall of mirrors

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Young Ambassadors HomeAboutOur PostsContact A Hall of Mirrors I look around and around, at the mirrors all over, I can’t clear my head there is never any closure. So many different directions, so many different paths, who knows how long …

Rachel – OCD & Education

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Young Ambassadors HomeAboutOur PostsContact OCD & Education By OCDUKYA Rachel  “Have you heard of OCD?” My teacher once asked the class and me. “It’s liking things neat? It’s being a perfectionist; I wish I had it” another pupil said. I …

Theo – OCD is my bully

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Young Ambassadors HomeAboutOur PostsContact OCD is my bully By OCDUKYA Theo   My bully isn’t a student; OCD is my bully. It’s there when I’m at school, instead of filling my brain with newfound learning it’s filled with violent and …

Millie-Grace – OCD & Relationships

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Young Ambassadors HomeAboutOur PostsContact OCD & Relationships By OCDUKYA Millie-Grace Family I am very lucky that my family have always been supportive of me, and my struggles with OCD. They have arranged doctor’s appointments to help me get a diagnosis, …

Helena – OCD & Relationships

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Young Ambassadors HomeAboutOur PostsContact OCD & Relationships By OCDUKYA Helena ‘I always thought my OCD would hinder romantic relationships with others; with the theme of my thoughts causing me to be afraid that ‘I’ll mess it all up’ and ‘I’ll …

Charlotte C – OCD & Relationships

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Young Ambassadors HomeAboutOur PostsContact OCD & Relationships By OCDUKYA Charlotte Charlotte has shared with us a couple of Illustrations to show how OCD can affect relationships. Thank you Charlotte, for sharing your wonderful work! Please complete our short, anonymous feedback …