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Here are the resources we found for obsessive compulsive disorder for young people:

OCD and Depression – Annabel’s story – When I Worry about Things

(Featured resource)Suitable for teaching 8 to 13s. A powerful animated film about a girl who developed nervous tics, OCD and depression after a period of upheaval, and how she learnt to cope.

WARNING: Contains some scenes which some viewers may find upsetting.

Debunking the Myths of OCD

There’s a common misconception that if you like to meticulously organise your things, keep your hands clean, or plan out your weekend to the last detail, you might have OCD. In fact, OCD is a serious psychiatric condition that is frequently misunderstood by society and mental health professionals. In this video, Natascha M. Santos debunks the myths surrounding OCD.

OCD

CBT therapist and OCD specialist Katie d’Ath joins Childline to talk about the symptoms of OCD, and the different ways that you can get help and support if you are struggling with OCD.

Living with #OCD – Samantha Pena

Have you ever done something and thought to yourself, ‘that’s so OCD?’. In this riveting talk, Samantha Pena delves into what it’s really like to live with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and that advantages it brings to her life.

Do I have OCD?

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, or OCD, can be distressing, time-consuming, can affect your relationships, finances and self-confidence to name just a few of the inconveniences. Knowing how to recognise the triggers and how to break the habits are a key to freedom.

I have problems with compulsive behaviour

Resisting compulsive behaviour doesn’t work. Understanding the roots of your compulsion, then knowing how to deal with that knowledge, is your key to moving forward. This message from Zumos will help you take control and show you how to deal with this behaviour.

Download

Getting to know your OCD better: OCD Monitoring Form

Learning to gradually face your fears is one of the most effective ways to break the OCD cycle. It may be helpful to get to know what you are thinking and identify the triggers that bring on your obsessions and compulsions. You can keep track of the triggers you experience using this downloadable OCD monitoring form.

Organisation

Young Minds

(Featured resource)Young Minds is a leading UK charity focusing on mental health and wellbeing in young people. They provide comprehensive help and advice on a variety of topics including what mental health is, feelings and symptoms, conditions, how to look after yourself and so much more.

Big White Wall

Big White Wall is an online mental health and wellbeing service offering self-help programmes, creative outlets and a community that care. When you’re dealing with everyday stressors or major life events, the peer support will help you get through it.

OCD Youth

OCD Youth aims to increase awareness and access to support for anyone under 25 who is affected by OCD. OCD Youth is run by young people with OCD, for young people with OCD. They organise trips and outings, run online meet-ups, take part in campaigning activities, manage a youth website and social media channels, write articles and awareness resources, produce videos and media, and so much more.

The Mix

The Mix is the UK’s leading support service for young people. They are here to help you take on any challenge you’re facing – from mental health to money, from homelessness to finding a job, from break-ups to drugs.

OCD

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) affects people when they are troubled by obsessions and compulsions of some kind. Obsessions are unwanted thoughts that will repeat themselves with you having any control over them. While compulsions are when you have a strong feeling that you must do something.

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Obsessive compulsive disorder, also known as OCD, is a common form of anxiety disorder while involves distressing, repetitive thoughts. That makes obsessive compulsive disorder particularly difficult to make sense of or to explain to other people.

OCD

Obsessive-compulsive disorder is an anxiety problem where the person becomes obsessed with certain thoughts, images or ideas and find them hard to ignore. This can lead to them feeling like they have to do certain things repeatedly to feel better.

Do I have OCD?

OCD is just about washing your hands a lot. This misunderstood condition of intrusive thoughts and compulsive behaviour can rul your life, but what is OCD? and how do you know if you have it?

App / online service

Big White Wall

Big White Wall is an online mental health and wellbeing service offering self-help programmes, creative outlets and a community that care. When you’re dealing with everyday stressors or major life events, the peer support will help you get through it.

OCD and Depression – Annabel’s story – When I Worry about Things

(Featured resource)Suitable for teaching 8 to 13s. A powerful animated film about a girl who developed nervous tics, OCD and depression after a period of upheaval, and how she learnt to cope.

WARNING: Contains some scenes which some viewers may find upsetting.

Debunking the Myths of OCD

There’s a common misconception that if you like to meticulously organise your things, keep your hands clean, or plan out your weekend to the last detail, you might have OCD. In fact, OCD is a serious psychiatric condition that is frequently misunderstood by society and mental health professionals. In this video, Natascha M. Santos debunks the myths surrounding OCD.

OCD

CBT therapist and OCD specialist Katie d’Ath joins Childline to talk about the symptoms of OCD, and the different ways that you can get help and support if you are struggling with OCD.

Do I have OCD?

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, or OCD, can be distressing, time-consuming, can affect your relationships, finances and self-confidence to name just a few of the inconveniences. Knowing how to recognise the triggers and how to break the habits are a key to freedom.

I have problems with compulsive behaviour

Resisting compulsive behaviour doesn’t work. Understanding the roots of your compulsion, then knowing how to deal with that knowledge, is your key to moving forward. This message from Zumos will help you take control and show you how to deal with this behaviour.

Organisation View all organisations

Young Minds

(Featured resource)Young Minds is a leading UK charity focusing on mental health and wellbeing in young people. They provide comprehensive help and advice on a variety of topics including what mental health is, feelings and symptoms, conditions, how to look after yourself and so much more.

Big White Wall

Big White Wall is an online mental health and wellbeing service offering self-help programmes, creative outlets and a community that care. When you’re dealing with everyday stressors or major life events, the peer support will help you get through it.

OCD Youth

OCD Youth aims to increase awareness and access to support for anyone under 25 who is affected by OCD. OCD Youth is run by young people with OCD, for young people with OCD. They organise trips and outings, run online meet-ups, take part in campaigning activities, manage a youth website and social media channels, write articles and awareness resources, produce videos and media, and so much more.

OCD

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) affects people when they are troubled by obsessions and compulsions of some kind. Obsessions are unwanted thoughts that will repeat themselves with you having any control over them. While compulsions are when you have a strong feeling that you must do something.

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Obsessive compulsive disorder, also known as OCD, is a common form of anxiety disorder while involves distressing, repetitive thoughts. That makes obsessive compulsive disorder particularly difficult to make sense of or to explain to other people.

OCD

Obsessive-compulsive disorder is an anxiety problem where the person becomes obsessed with certain thoughts, images or ideas and find them hard to ignore. This can lead to them feeling like they have to do certain things repeatedly to feel better.

App / online service

Big White Wall

Big White Wall is an online mental health and wellbeing service offering self-help programmes, creative outlets and a community that care. When you’re dealing with everyday stressors or major life events, the peer support will help you get through it.

OCD and Depression – Annabel’s story – When I Worry about Things

(Featured resource)Suitable for teaching 8 to 13s. A powerful animated film about a girl who developed nervous tics, OCD and depression after a period of upheaval, and how she learnt to cope.

WARNING: Contains some scenes which some viewers may find upsetting.

Debunking the Myths of OCD

There’s a common misconception that if you like to meticulously organise your things, keep your hands clean, or plan out your weekend to the last detail, you might have OCD. In fact, OCD is a serious psychiatric condition that is frequently misunderstood by society and mental health professionals. In this video, Natascha M. Santos debunks the myths surrounding OCD.

OCD

CBT therapist and OCD specialist Katie d’Ath joins Childline to talk about the symptoms of OCD, and the different ways that you can get help and support if you are struggling with OCD.

Do I have OCD?

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, or OCD, can be distressing, time-consuming, can affect your relationships, finances and self-confidence to name just a few of the inconveniences. Knowing how to recognise the triggers and how to break the habits are a key to freedom.

I have problems with compulsive behaviour

Resisting compulsive behaviour doesn’t work. Understanding the roots of your compulsion, then knowing how to deal with that knowledge, is your key to moving forward. This message from Zumos will help you take control and show you how to deal with this behaviour.

Organisation View all organisations

Young Minds

(Featured resource)Young Minds is a leading UK charity focusing on mental health and wellbeing in young people. They provide comprehensive help and advice on a variety of topics including what mental health is, feelings and symptoms, conditions, how to look after yourself and so much more.

Big White Wall

Big White Wall is an online mental health and wellbeing service offering self-help programmes, creative outlets and a community that care. When you’re dealing with everyday stressors or major life events, the peer support will help you get through it.

OCD Youth

OCD Youth aims to increase awareness and access to support for anyone under 25 who is affected by OCD. OCD Youth is run by young people with OCD, for young people with OCD. They organise trips and outings, run online meet-ups, take part in campaigning activities, manage a youth website and social media channels, write articles and awareness resources, produce videos and media, and so much more.

OCD

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) affects people when they are troubled by obsessions and compulsions of some kind. Obsessions are unwanted thoughts that will repeat themselves with you having any control over them. While compulsions are when you have a strong feeling that you must do something.

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Obsessive compulsive disorder, also known as OCD, is a common form of anxiety disorder while involves distressing, repetitive thoughts. That makes obsessive compulsive disorder particularly difficult to make sense of or to explain to other people.

OCD

Obsessive-compulsive disorder is an anxiety problem where the person becomes obsessed with certain thoughts, images or ideas and find them hard to ignore. This can lead to them feeling like they have to do certain things repeatedly to feel better.

Download

Getting to know your OCD better: OCD Monitoring Form

Learning to gradually face your fears is one of the most effective ways to break the OCD cycle. It may be helpful to get to know what you are thinking and identify the triggers that bring on your obsessions and compulsions. You can keep track of the triggers you experience using this downloadable OCD monitoring form.

App / online service

Big White Wall

Big White Wall is an online mental health and wellbeing service offering self-help programmes, creative outlets and a community that care. When you’re dealing with everyday stressors or major life events, the peer support will help you get through it.