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29 Sep

Managing OCD: 7 Ways to Calm Your Compulsions

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a mental health condition with two main characteristics: obsessions and compulsions. Obsessions are unrealistic thoughts or feelings and compulsions are uncontrollable actions that are often repeated to reduce stress and fear. When you're living with OCD, finding ways to cope with...

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17 Aug

The Best TV Shows That Explore Mental Health

There's a lot of stigma surrounding mental illness and sometimes it can be hard to find positive, realistic depictions of people struggling with their mental health in the media. However, more TV shows are featuring characters with a mental illness and many of them explore...

06 May

Teen Rehab Breaks Down Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

What is Obsessive Compulsive Disorder? There are two main characteristics to Obsessive Compulsive Disorders (OCD), which are obsessions and compulsions. Obsessions are unrealistic thoughts or feelings and compulsions are uncontrollable actions that are often repeated to reduce stress and fear. A person with OCD will obsess about unrealistic thoughts...

22 Apr

How Do I Know If My Teen Has OCD?

OCD, or Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is a mental health condition made up of obsessions (unwanted repetitive thoughts or urges) and compulsions (actions meant to reduce anxiety caused by obsessions)....

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