Information resources

Intended for: Newly Diagnosed

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 6 resources

Getting a diagnosis of OCD.
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What good CBT should look like
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Simple look at treatment options
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To take with you on your first visit to your GP
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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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Advocacy and Your Rights 3 resources

Having a clear understanding of your rights and the help that is available to you means that you can be more in control of your treatment.
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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 5 resources

An inspirational speech by Jo, 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 David Veale at our 2015 National Conference, on how to recognize symptoms of depression and generalised anxiety, and useful tips to help manage your mood.
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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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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 6 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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Books and further reading 5 resources

Full NICE Guidelines
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Outlines how OCD should be treated
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Overview of the approved treatment for OCD
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Recommended reading for CBT
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General OCD book list, including personal accounts of OCD, as well as books written by OCD specialists.
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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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