News

This Saturday is 1st April. But there’s no April Fools happening for us – instead, we have another event from one of our wonderful fundraisers!

Katherine Ratcliffe and her partner Lee will be taking part in the Xrunner Wild Mud Run, a thrilling, grueling obstacle course in...

Posted on: 30th March 2017 by: Charlie Loveday
Categories Fundraising

Last weekend was the first running event from the amazing Sarah Guy, who is doing an unbelievable amount of running this year -- all in the name of helping people with OCD through raising awareness and donations!

This year, Sarah will be competing in an astonishing nine running...

Posted on: 24th March 2017 by: Charlie Loveday
Categories Fundraising

Want to take part in a fantastic fundraising opportunity, and be part of a truly inspiring event?

OCD Action will be entering the Charity Walk for Peace on Sunday 14th May.

Completely free to enter and open to people of all ages and abilities, this fantastic event is a...

Posted on: 23rd March 2017 by: Charlie Loveday
Categories Fundraising

As part of #InternationalDayofHappiness, Bradford Grammar School (BGS) have launched a new campaign today, 'Spotlight on Happiness'.

This campaign focuses on this ‘whole school approach’ and features an in-depth look across ‘Well-being and Mental Health’ as well as other areas, for...

Posted on: 20th March 2017 by: Olivia
Categories Media & Awareness

The year for fundraising runs is well and truly underway!

Last weekend, on Sunday 12th March, the incredible Camilla Brice ran in the Fradley 10K in Staffordshire. Camilla was running to raise awareness and funds to help people with the disorder, as the condition is very close to...

Posted on: 17th March 2017 by: Charlie Loveday
Categories Fundraising

Raising awareness of OCD is one of the Charitys key objectives, and throughout the year we work closely with the media to ensure OCD is accurately portrayed. Although we feel we are making progress, there are still too many occasions when OCD is not portrayed correctly. The damage this...

Posted on: 13th March 2017 by: Olivia
Categories Media & Awareness

We've got a lot of wonderful running events coming up this year from our fundraisers. Whether it be 10Ks, Half Marathons or Marathons, we’re hugely grateful to all the amazing people who throw their backs out to raise donations to help people with OCD through running.

And kicking...

Posted on: 9th March 2017 by: Charlie Loveday
Categories Fundraising

February has been a great month for fundraising, in no small part due to the efforts of two groups of amazing fundraisers.

One of these is the Youth Action Panel (or YAP), who put on a couple of cake sales and coffee mornings at their local schools and colleges, motivated by the...

Posted on: 6th March 2017 by: Charlie Loveday
Categories Fundraising

The OCD Action Even Better Together (EBT) team work hard throughout the year to support the huge network of independent support groups throughout the UK. With over 90 local groups, and 11 online groups, this network provides vital support for people affected by OCD, BDD, Hoarding Issues, and...

Posted on: 1st March 2017 by: Olivia
Categories Get involved, Our Events