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OCD awareness news

OCD-UK Welcome New Patron

Ian Puleston-Davies on the Corrie set

During our annual conference in Cambridge during December, we heard about the OCD experiences of the writer and actor Ian Puleston-Davies, who later admitted that standing on stage on Saturday was far more nerve wracking than his forthcoming live episode of Coronation Street, which aired in December.

Ian spoke very candidly about his own experiences of OCD, which still plague him today, and how they partly inspired him to co-write the comedy drama about a character with OCD, Dirty, Filthy, Love which was shown on ITV in 2005.

Article posted on: Wed, 02/02/2011 - 9:19am

Claire's Marathon Effort for OCD-UK

Claire's marathon effort on behalf of OCD-UK.

"Believe it or not, but these little legs are in for the biggest challenge of their life as I run 26.2 (the .2 is the hardest I am told) painstaking miles. Yes, on the 17th April I shall be running, wheezing and stumbling the Virgin London Marathon" and OCD-UK trustee, Claire Gellard is looking for your help to reach her sponsorship target of raising £2000 for OCD-UK.

Click here to visit Claire's sponsorship page at Virgin Money Giving, and to read more about her marathon effort on behalf of OCD-UK.

Article posted on: Wed, 02/02/2011 - 4:02am

New Awareness and self-help product - Cotton Bags

Our environmentally friendly cotton bags.

Our latest awareness and self-help tool are our environmentally friendly cotton bags, which are lightweight, foldable, reusable and biodegradable and ideal for carrying magazines and folders. The bag carries an OCD awareness message printed on one side, and the other side is purposely left blank for times when you prefer discretion. The bags carry the message 'Just a thought?', which is the popular initiative from OCD-UK to raise awareness of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.

Article posted on: Tue, 01/02/2011 - 5:21am


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