OCD Awareness Week

OCD Awareness Week

In honor of OCD awareness week, I’ve made donations to three non-profit organizations that are doing wonderful things to raise awareness about OCD and reaching out to teens who are struggling with their mental health: ReachOut: Helping young adults who struggle with feelings of hopelessness and thoughts of suicide to build resilience, withstand tough times and

Your Tango | The Devastating Reality Of Living With OCD

“I know that somewhere, right now, a little girl is up at 4 in the morning, checking each lock on each door in her home 14 times. And I want her to see this. “I want her to know that it’s OK to not feel OK. That she actually is okay, just as she is,

Mom Advice | Sundays With Writers: Every Last Word by Tamara Ireland Stone

Q. Sam, the main character in your story, is a teen secretly struggling with OCD. Why did you decide to talk about this illness and what do you hope your YA readers will gain from sharing this story? A: I first became interested in telling a story about a teen with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

OCD Awareness Week

For OCD Awareness Week, I’ll be sharing some of the articles, videos and other research materials I found most helpful in writing Every Last Word. I’ll also share some recent interviews on teen mental health and the 16-year-old behind this story. OCD is often misunderstood and I’ve learned so much along the way (and I’m

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