Information resources

Intended for: Concerned about a related disorder, Concerned I may have OCD

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 12 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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Understanding BDD and treatment options
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Looking at Habit disorders, skin picking and hair pulling
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Information about hair pulling know as Trichotillomania (TTM)
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Looking as the Habit Disorder Compulsive Skin Picking (CSP)
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A leaflet provided by South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust, clearly explaining their recommended Hoarding Disorder treatment programme
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It can be difficult to talk to a person about getting help for their OCD. This article has some helpful suggestions about how you can broach the subject.
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The British Psychological Society's guide to Hoarding Disorder
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The Centre for Clinical Interventions (CCI) of Australia's resources for overcoming Body Dysmorphia
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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 11 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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Video presentation on BDD and treatment options
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A look at Habit Disorders and treatment options
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A look at coping with health anxiety
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A look at how to cope with panic attacks
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A look at phobias and treatment options
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An overview of BDD by Rob Willson given at National Conference 2014
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A presentation by David Veale on OCD and depression, 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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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 8 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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Information and resources for HR professionals on how spot signs of OCD and support employers at work.
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Books and further reading 1 resource

Books focusing on OCD related Disorders
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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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External Links 2 resources

A website focusing on hoarding with a range of resources and further links
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Website focusing on trichotillomania
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