The local NHS can provide individual counselling and group treatments for people with OCD through the Primary Care Mental Health Team – access into this service should be made through the Open Mind Service.
OCD Action is a national charity that provides general information and support about OCD. They have a helpline (0845 390 6232), an online discussion forum, an advocacy programme plus they run support groups across the country (the nearest groups to St Helens are in Warrington and Southport).
Self Help Services offer cCBT (Computerised Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) to assist in overcoming OCD.
Self-help books and CDs are available to help with OCD through the ‘Books on Prescription’ service available at your local library.
Further information about OCD can also be found online via Mental Health Directory, Mind, Sane and NHS Choices.