ITV help

This is taken from the ITV website, I’ve copied it out in case they take the page down, you can hopefully find the original here:

ITV This Morning OCD helplines


• NHS Choices – Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

nhs.uk

Comprehensive information on OCD from NHS Choices and links to external sites.

• Royal College of Psychiatrists – OCD

rcpsych.ac.uk

This leaflet is for anyone who has problems with obsessions or compulsions, their family and friends – and anyone else who wants to find out more.

• The Mental Health Foundation

mentalhealth.org.uk

OCD information

We believe it is important to involve the people who use mental health services and their carers in our work. We want to support them to have their say on the way that services are run, as well as to use their experiences to inform our thinking.

• MIND – Understanding OCD

MIND Infoline: 0845 766 0163

mind.org.uk

Link for an introduction to obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). The symptoms of OCD can be very distressing and can seriously disrupt normal life. This booklet aims to help people understand it, gives an outline of the kinds of treatment or help available, and suggests how people can help themselves.

• OCD UK

Advice Line: 0845 120 3778

ocduk.org

Compulsive skin picking

OCD-UK works independently working with and for people with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, their objective is to make a positive and meaningful difference in the everyday lives of people affected by OCD by providing accessible and effective support services and by campaigning for improved access and quality treatment and care.

• OCD Action

Helpline: 0845 390 6232

ocdaction.org.uk

Compulsive skin picking

OCD Action works for a society where OCD is better understood and diagnosed quickly, where appropriate treatment options are open and accessible, where support and information is readily available and where nobody feels ashamed to ask for help. We are here because OCD tears families apart and leaves people isolated and exhausted. OCD ruins lives. It is a sad fact that many people with OCD delay seeking help. They put up with it for too long, perhaps thinking that nothing can be done or just not knowing where to turn. OCD Action believes in taking action. We want people affected by OCD to seek help, to understand their treatment options and find the support and motivation they need to fight back. OCD is treatable, it can get better.

• TOP UK (Triumph over Phobia)

Office: 01225 422705

triumphoverphobia.com

What is OCD?

Triumph Over Phobia (TOP UK) is a UK registered charity which aims to help sufferers of phobias, obsessive compulsive disorder and other related anxiety to overcome their fears and become ex-sufferers.

• Anxiety UK

Helpline: 08444 775 774

anxietyuk.org.uk

About anxiety

Compulsive skin picking

Anxiety UK works to relieve and support those living with anxiety disorders by providing information, support and understanding via an extensive range of services, including 1:1 therapy. We work regularly with external agencies and healthcare professionals to improve services for those living with anxiety disorders. We also campaign to raise awareness of anxiety disorders.

• Anxiety Alliance

Helpline: 0845 296 7877 (10am-4pm Monday to Friday)

anxietyalliance.org.uk

Advice and support for sufferers of anxiety disorders, phobias, panic attacks and OCD. Support is available for friends and families of sufferers too.

• Young Minds

Parent’s Helpline: 0808 802 5544

youngminds.org.uk

OCD – OCD

National charity committed to improving the mental health of all children and young people, their Parents Information Service provides information and advice for any adult with concerns about a child or young person.

• SkinPick

skinpick.com

SkinPick is an American online centre for people suffering from compulsive picking disorders. It’s an evolving resource, containing a community, self help products, online counselling, providers directory and more. Everything related to compulsive skin picking disorder, under one “virtual” roof.

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