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The Minister for Care and Support, Norman Lamb MP, has given his backing to our manifesto for improving access to quality treatment for OCD.

Over the last year, the Charity met with service users, volunteers, clinicians and other stakeholders to identify how we can all work together...

Posted on: 25th February 2015 by: Olivia

Want to get involved with OCD Youth? Join the Youth Advisory Panel!

Who are the YAP?

The Youth Advisory Panel (or YAP for short) are the group of young volunteers in charge of all things OCD Youth.

The newly recruited YAP volunteers will be joining Esme (Chair), India (...

Posted on: 24th February 2015 by: Olivia
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The Secretary of State for Health is consulting on proposed changes to the NHS Constitution to create a culture of transparency and accountability in the NHS, a key focus of Government policy. OCD Action will be responding to the consultation and if you would like us to include your views...

Posted on: 20th February 2015 by: Olivia
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Today is University Mental Health Day, and in a recent study conducted by The Priory Group, it was revealed that 85% of students believe there is stigma associated with mental health at university. No one should feel embarrassed about their mental health, so we want to help get rid of this...

Posted on: 18th February 2015 by: Olivia
Categories Media & Awareness

OCD Week of Action is all about fighting back. Everyone can get involved, whether it's taking the first steps to getting help for your OCD, or campaigning for better services, there are actions that you can take!

On Monday the 16th February we will be launching our take action...

Posted on: 13th February 2015 by: Olivia
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Today is Time to Talk day. This campaign, led by Time to Change, is all about fighting stigma surrounding mental health! 

1 in 4 people are affected by mental health issues so no one should feel alone or ashamed. Why don't you take 5 minutes out of your day to have a conversation...

Posted on: 5th February 2015 by: Olivia
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LEAD ADVOCATE 

£21,000 pro rata (£12,600) Permanent Contract

22.5 hours per week (flexible working) 

Location – flexible, North West preferred

OCD Action is the largest national charity focusing on Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Our vision is of a society where OCD...

Posted on: 5th February 2015 by: ocd-action
Categories OCD Action, Get involved

OCD Action's 'Better Together Project' is now supporting an independent online support group specifically for people with OCD, family members and carers living in Scotland.

The group uses Skype (but audio only, no visual) and you will be given full support in setting this up. If you...

Posted on: 4th February 2015 by: Olivia