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“A friend told me I was ‘draining’ when struggling with my mental health”

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Jenny Haward
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    “Why I tell my friends I’m taking antidepressants”

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    Life

    All the different types of OCD, explained

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Stop describing yourself as "a bit OCD"
Life

Why it’s never OK to refer to yourself as “a bit OCD”

The language we use to talk about mental health conditions like OCD is just as important as the actions we take to destigmatise them.

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Lauren Geall
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What it’s really like living with OCD: “I saw danger and possible harm everywhere in my flat”

“Exhausted and unable to sleep one night, I finally admitted to myself that I needed help.”

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Lucy Donoughue
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Life

Here's how to support a friend with an anxiety disorder

Empathise, encourage, and never take it personally.

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Moya Crockett
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“I’ve been pulling my hair out for over a decade – here’s what made me stop”

You're not the only one suffering.

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Ava Welsing-Kitcher
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Colin Crummy
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Channel 4’s Pure will completely transform the way you view OCD

The new comedy drama, based on Rose Cartwright’s memoir, will satisfy fans of Girls and Fleabag

Life

What is cyberhoarding and how does it affect your mental health?

Experts are calling for more research into internet-specific mental health conditions.

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Natasha Preskey
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Long Reads

Niall Horan opens up about being diagnosed with OCD

The One Direction singer opened up in a brave new interview.

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Natasha Preskey
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People

Lena Dunham’s epic advice to her younger self on coping with anxiety

“It’s just the same as falling down and scraping your knee”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

Artist captures how mental illness feels with sketches of houses

“It belongs to our lives and we must not stigmatise it”

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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