Information resources

Intended for: Parent of a young person with OCD, Concerned about a related disorder

Highlighted Resources 1 resource

A new NHS complaints leaflet
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Our Factsheets 11 resources

Information on supporting a person with OCD
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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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An information leaflet on Perinatal OCD, taken from the Royal College of Psychiatrists website
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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

This guide will give you the information that you need to know about securing a referral for your child to a national & specialist OCD service. It has some tips and ideas on how you can best present your child’s case to their Psychiatrist, who will need to make the referral and who might need to make a request to your local funder to pay for their treatment. This guide can be used for related conditions such as Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD).
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If you are diagnosed with OCD and you use more water at home than is considered normal usage, then you MAY be entitled to a capped rate discount with your water company.
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Videos and Presentations 10 resources

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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A presentation given by Lynne Drummond at our 2015 National Conference, looking at new updates 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 1 resource

This guide is for parents who have a child who is suffering from obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). It is about how OCD may impact on their lives at school or college and how you can help.
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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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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 2 resources

Books focusing on OCD related Disorders
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Books especially for young people and for families
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External Links 3 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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"Everything works for somebody, but nothing works for everybody."-quoted from this article 'Ten things you need to know to over come OCD' An article by Fred Penzel who has been involved in over 850 different OCD cases. Here is his take on what 'Ten thing you need to know to over come OCD'. Talking about the different methods, and treatments available, as well as how to get the best uses out of them.
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