In a recent news report by the BBC, Mental Health charity Mind highlighted their concerns over the unacceptably low amount of money local authorities are spending on public mental health. The Charity pointed out that only 1.4% of public health budgets are spent on mental health. You can...

Posted on: 28th October 2014 by: Olivia
Categories Our Campaigns

Our Advocacy Service for adults with a diagnosis of OCD has now been running for 5 years and remains the only OCD-specific service in the UK. Our evaluation looks back over the difference we have made to the lives of those we have worked with, what we have learned along the way and how we see...

Posted on: 23rd October 2014 by: Olivia
Categories Our Services, OCD Action

The OCD Action Member and Volunteer meet up is only a few weeks away! Don't miss out on this great opportunity to catch up with latest developments in OCD and at OCD Action. This event is about setting the agenda for the year ahead, and we want hear your views on what you think the...

Posted on: 23rd October 2014 by: Olivia
Categories Our Events

There have been some fantastic Community Fundraising events happening recently and some really exciting ones are coming up.

A huge thanks to Jo Morgan who ran the Robin Hood Half Marathon recently and to Kelly Furzer, who has now completed her mega bike ride from Land's End to John...

Posted on: 16th October 2014 by: Olivia
Categories Fundraising

This week the Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, announced that, with a planned increase in funding, treatment for mental health conditions will be brought into line with other NHS services with the introduction of the first ever access & waiting time standards.

One of those...

Posted on: 9th October 2014 by: Olivia
Categories Support & Treatment