Information resources

Intended for: Concerned I may have OCD, Education Professionals

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 4 resources

Getting a diagnosis of OCD.
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An information leaflet on Perinatal OCD, taken from the Royal College of Psychiatrists website
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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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Advocacy and Your Rights 2 resources

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 4 resources

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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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A presentation given by Lynne Drummond at our 2015 National Conference, looking at how best to support a person 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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Schools 3 resources

This guide is to inform you about obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and the impact OCD can have on the lives of your students. It also gives you advice on how to help the young person and work with their parents to support them as much as possible.
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To assess students’ attitudes toward Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. By the end of the lesson students will be aware of their own attitude towards Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
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A short film by OCD Action, highlighting the effects that OCD can have on students and what signs educators can look out for.
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From the Online Community 6 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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Policies & Website Guides 1 resource

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