Information resources

Intended for: Concerned I may have OCD, Newly Diagnosed

Highlighted Resources 3 resources

Simple overview of OCD
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A short film explaining OCD and the treatment available.
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A new NHS complaints leaflet
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Our Factsheets 7 resources

Getting a diagnosis of OCD.
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What good CBT should look like
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Simple look at treatment options
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To take with you on your first visit to your GP
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Tips on how to tell a loved one about your OCD, written by Youth Advisory Panel volunteer, Nicole.
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An information leaflet on Perinatal OCD, taken from the Royal College of Psychiatrists website
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Advocacy and Your Rights 3 resources

Having a clear understanding of your rights and the help that is available to you means that you can be more in control of your treatment.
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Information about Community Mental Health Teams, referrals to them, and the assessment process.
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An NHS Improvement document on Choice when it comes to treatment for mental ill health
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Videos and Presentations 6 resources

An inspirational speech by Jo, given at National Conference, 2014
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A presentation given by David Veale at our 2015 National Conference, on whether Mindfulness meditation is relevant to OCD and BDD.
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A presentation given by David Veale at our 2015 National Conference, on how to recognize symptoms of depression and generalised anxiety, and useful tips to help manage your mood.
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A presentation on 'How we see OCD', given by journalist and author, David Adam, at our 2015 National Conference.
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A truly inspirational speech given by Youth Advisory Panel (YAP) member, Ellen, about her experiences of living with OCD
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Campaigning 2 resources

A downloadable poster for OCD Week of Action
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Facebook and Twitter banners for OCD Week of Action
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From the Online Community 7 resources

 [View the story "Week of Action - Twitter chat on changing stigma" on Storify]
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  [View the story "OCD Week of Action - twitter chat on support groups" on Storify]
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[View the story "OCD Week of Action - Twitter chat on Advocacy" on Storify]
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  [View the story "OCD Week of Action - Twitter chat on OCD, BDD and Treatment" on Storify]
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[View the story "OCD Week of Action - Twitter chat on Child and Adolescent Mental Health" on Storify]
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Ashley Curry and Kirsty Inman's appearance on HCR104fm, where they speak about OCD and their experiences with it.
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A booklet put together by service users from The Wirral and Liverpool areas, which combines artwork, poetry and personal stories from people battling mental health issues, and aims to inspire, provide hope and useful tips to help on the journey to recovery.
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Books and further reading 5 resources

Full NICE Guidelines
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Outlines how OCD should be treated
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Overview of the approved treatment for OCD
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Recommended reading for CBT
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General OCD book list, including personal accounts of OCD, as well as books written by OCD specialists.
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Policies & Website Guides 1 resource

More detail about our Helpline and Email service. Revised 01/14 Review date: 01/15
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