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We recently had the pleasure of seeing a preview of WEIRD, a one hour one-person show about a young woman's experience with OCD, which is debuting tomorrow at the Edinburgh Fringe at The Pleasance Theatre.

Based on the real-life experiences of the talented writer Lucy Burke, WEIRD...

Posted on: 31st July 2018 by: Charlie Loveday
Categories Media & Awareness

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Sunday 15th July: a big day to remember. The French team won its second World Cup, Novak Djokovic secured his fourth Wimbledon, yet most importantly, another year of British 10K officially kicked off and the whole of London was brimming with joy and...

Posted on: 27th July 2018 by: Charlie Loveday
Categories Fundraising

Ever wanted to take part in a Half Marathon with an entire team of OCD Action runners?

OCD Action is entering a team into the Robin Hood Half Marathon, taking place in Nottingham on Sunday 30th September. The Robin Hood Half Marathon is an exciting 13.1 mile run through the bustling...

Posted on: 23rd July 2018 by: Charlie Loveday
Categories Fundraising

Edinburgh Fringe 2018 is going to be an utterly incredible event for OCD awareness! Recently we told you about Lucy Danser's Lost in Thought and Sam Ross's Can't Stop, Can't Stop... but we can now announce another powerful depiction of someone's battle with  OCD will be making its way to...

Posted on: 19th July 2018 by: Charlie Loveday
Categories Media & Awareness

We're very excited by the incredible short film For Want of a Nail, from the talented minds at Oakhill Productions. FWOAN is the story of Marty, "a young man dealing with life, loss & love…oh & he has OCD". Oakhill were very keen to get input from OCD Action during the production...

Posted on: 18th July 2018 by: Charlie Loveday
Categories Media & Awareness

We can’t wait to see this solo theatrical performance, written and performed by Sam Ross! In this article Sam explains why he wrote Can’t Stop Can’t Stop and how it’s success, including several awards, has encouraged him to take it to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this year.

Posted on: 16th July 2018 by: Emilymedia
Categories Media & Awareness

Sunday 15th July is the date of one of the year's biggest sporting events. The World Cup final? The Wimbledon Mens final? No, though they're happening too.

Of course, the most important event this Sunday is the Virgin Sport Westminster British 10K, where there will be SIX wonderful...

Posted on: 9th July 2018 by: Charlie Loveday
Categories Fundraising

 

We are thrilled to hear that a new play about OCD by Lucy Danser will debut at the Edinburgh Fringe 2018!

Danser uses first- hand experience of living with OCD to explore how intrusive thoughts can control a sufferer's every day and, ultimately, their entire life as...

Posted on: 5th July 2018 by: Emilymedia
Categories Media & Awareness

Our OCD Youth team have planned a fun activity day on the 7th of July at Go Ape, Black Park!

Posted on: 3rd July 2018 by: Olivia
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On Sunday 24th May, the wonderful Dan Hughes took on the 52.4 mile Race to the King... and triumphed!

Dan has struggled with OCD since the age of 9, but it was only recently that he got diagnosed. His symptoms got worse after having kids, to the extent that he realised his son was...

Posted on: 2nd July 2018 by: Charlie Loveday
Categories Fundraising