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Our Factsheets 3 resources
Advocacy and Your Rights 3 resources
Covering your rights if you are detained under the Mental Health Act because of your OCD. Please note that this is a newly revised resource.
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a hidden condition that affects between 1-2% of the population and is frequently misunderstood. This leaflet will help you as an employer to understand OCD and how people with the condition can contribute to your workforce and deliver their best to you.
Whether you are a tenant or a home owner, there could be times when your OCD is making your life very difficult.
Videos and Presentations 12 resources
Getting the most out of your CBt - Paul Salkovskis
A presentation given by Lynne Drummond at our 2015 National Conference, looking at new updates with OCD.
A presentation on 'How we see OCD', given by journalist and author, David Adam, at our 2015 National Conference.
Read 2018 National Conference: Developing a different relationship with intrusive thoughts and images, Professor David Veale
A talk given by Professor David Veale at our 2018 National Conference.
A presentation given by Dr Lynne Drummond at our 2018 National Conference.
A question and answer session about effective treatment for OCD, with Professor David Veale, Dr Lynne Drummond, Dr Rob Willson, Dr Amita Jassi and Ashley Curry.
Author Rose Cartwright and TV presenter Sean Fletcher speak about how OCD is represented in media.
A video message about OCD from Johnny Mercer MP who is also the Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Mental Health
A presentation given by Lynne Drummond at our 2015 National Conference, looking at how best to support a person with OCD.
A Q&A session with crew and contributors from the film 'UNSTUCK: An OCD Kids Movie', which took place at our 2018 National Conference.
An inspirational speech given by Sophie and David Goldstone, at our 2019 National Conference.
Campaigning 3 resources
OCD Action's manifesto for improving access to quality treatment for people with OCD
Schools 3 resources
This guide is to inform you about obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and the impact OCD can have on the lives of your students. It also gives you advice on how to help the young person and work with their parents to support them as much as possible.
To assess students’ attitudes toward Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. By the end of the lesson students will be aware of their own attitude towards Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
A short film by OCD Action, highlighting the effects that OCD can have on students and what signs educators can look out for.
From the Online Community 2 resources
Information and resources for HR professionals on how spot signs of OCD and support employers at work.
An article written by Daisy Yuhas for Spectrum News: www.spectrumnews.org
Books and further reading 7 resources
Self-assessment competency tool for Cognitive Behavioural Therapists, taken from IAPT website.
What are the Psychological Factors that Influence Hoarding Disorder? Summary of Research carried out.
Our Reports 2 resources
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 the future of the service.