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OCD Action's Advocacy Service is the only one of its kind in the country. Despite being just over five years old, our dedicated team of volunteers, led by our Advocacy Manager and Lead Advocate, have dealt with over 500 cases in that short time, supporting and empowering clients to regain...

Posted on: 28th June 2016 by: Olivia
Categories OCD Action

At OCD Action, we strive to ensure our support services are user friendly, and one way we thought could strongly improve accessibility on our website was by adding a piece of software that would offer reading, speech and translation tools to support our site visitors. So without further...

Posted on: 16th June 2016 by: Olivia
Categories OCD Action

Do you suffer from vertigo? You may want to look away now. Because what one of our amazing fundraisers is about to do could make even a seasoned daredevil go weak at the knees!

Rachel Vickers has OCD herself, and wanted to raise money and awareness for OCD Action in a way that would...

Posted on: 16th June 2016 by: Charlie Loveday
Categories Fundraising

When we told you about Hannah Keep’s plans to swim 10km in the Great North Swim last week, a part of us couldn’t help but think “Is that even humanly possible?”

Well, the answer is a resounding yes! Hannah not only managed to complete the swim, but she completely smashed it. She...

Posted on: 14th June 2016 by: Charlie Loveday
Categories Fundraising

We are half way through 2016 and what an exciting year it has been so far for OCD Action. The demand for our services is higher than ever; this signifies that awareness of OCD is improving, and people are reaching out and seeking the help they deserve.

We also have an exciting...

Posted on: 10th June 2016 by: Olivia
Categories OCD Action

Ever heard of Rosemont Recruitment? They’re a company that specialises in recruitment in the construction sector in Southern England and Wales. But this year, they’re also going to be recruiting their own staff to help our cause!

With any organisation, there will always be people...

Posted on: 10th June 2016 by: Charlie Loveday
Categories Fundraising

With the summer coming up, it feels like a good time to go out for a swim. Hannah Keep, one of our fundraisers, is doing just that. But not just any swim: Hannah is going to be swimming a whopping 10km!

On 12th June, Hannah will be taking place in the Great North Swim. Taking place...

Posted on: 3rd June 2016 by: Charlie Loveday
Categories Fundraising

It seems like our fundraisers just won’t stop coming up with mindblowingly hardcore challenges to help people with OCD! This month will see the start of the latest fundraising activity to make you go “Wait... they’re doing what?”

Posted on: 2nd June 2016 by: Charlie Loveday
Categories Fundraising