Natasha – Illustration

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Young Ambassadors HomeAboutOur PostsContact This is OCDUKYA Natasha. Our February theme for the Young Ambassador Project is Illustration! Natasha kindly shared with us her creative Illustration which represents what it can be like to have OCD. We LOVE her work. Natasha …

Celeste – OCD

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Young Ambassadors HomeAboutOur PostsContactCeleste – OCDYoung Ambassador Celeste has kindly shared with us her creative and brilliantly written poem to contribute to ‘Poetry Month’, for the OCDUKYA project. Thank You Celeste, well done for sharing. As I descend into the …

Lena – Letting Go

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Young Ambassadors HomeAboutOur PostsContactI don’t remember a life without you, you have helped me cope when I couldn’t understand. You have given me distractions when things got too hard, you comforted me when I couldn’t cry. You gave me something …

Mia – Day After Day

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Young Ambassadors HomeAboutOur PostsContactMia – ‘Day After Day’Our Young Ambassador Mia has contributed to our OCDUKYA ‘Poetry Month’ by sharing this brilliant poem with us.My OCDby MiaWhen I try to close my eyes it likes to creep inside my mind, …

Rose & Rosie – OCD Animation

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Young Ambassadors HomeAboutOur PostsContactRose & Rosie – OCD AnimationOCD AnimationRose:”When I became a young ambassador for OCD-UK, I knew I wanted to contribute something to the site, but I wanted to make something a bit different to an article about …

Holly – Just My OCD

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Young Ambassadors HomeAboutOur PostsContactHolly – Just My OCDOur Young Ambassador Holly submitted us this poem for Januarys’ poetry month!Just My OCDby Holly‘I’m So OCD!’ I hear you cry, you’re across the room from me, I let out a sigh… You …

Niamh – Disguised

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Young Ambassadors HomeAboutOur PostsContactNiamh – Disguised”Hi, my name is Niamh and I’m 17 years old. I was diagnosed with OCD when I was 12. My OCD takes form in excessive hand washing and repeatedly checking plug sockets and door locks. …

Amy – Mess of a life

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Young Ambassadors HomeAboutOur PostsContactAmy – Mess of a lifeThis poem was written by one of our Young Ambassadors. Amy wrote this after a bad day with the OCD bully and wanted to express her feelings in poetry form, she also …

Lucy – The Monster in my Mind

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Young Ambassadors HomeAboutOur PostsContactLucy – The monster in my mindThis poem was written by OCD-UK Young Ambassador Lucy who is 18 years old. The monster in my mindby LucyThe monster in my mind Moved in when I was sixteen,  Unloading his …

Amy – My OCD

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Young Ambassadors HomeAboutOur PostsContactAmy – My OCDHey, I’m Amy, I’m 21 now but OCD has felt like it has been controlling me since I was 11. When I lived at home with my parents I used to pretend that I …

Izzy – How OCD Changed

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Young Ambassadors HomeAboutOur PostsContactIzzy – How OCD changedMy OCD has changed immensely throughout my life.  It’s gone from something in the background that doesn’t bother me to completely encompassing my life to the point where every other thought was OCD related. …

One of us has to go – by Katja Schulz

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One of us has to goby Katja SchulzBook review by: Claire Goldenberg SussexThey say you should never judge a book by its cover. What do they know? This is a fabulous debut novel by Katja Schulz, a German born UK …