1 & 5: OCD
"What's with the numbers?"
OCD isn't a personality quirk - it's a disease. And the only way we can begin to understand the realities of living with OCD is if we talk about it more. Your 1 & 5 is designed to help start the conversation.
People with OCD have brain regions that are literally malfunctioning, making it difficult — if not outright impossible – to fight their disorder without treatment.
Living with OCD is uneasy. Green is often used to put people at ease. So it's our representation for Obsessive-compulsive disorder.
One in five people will experience mental illness this year. If we're going to put an end to discrimination based on mental illness, including OCD, we need to start talking about it more, and in more meaningful ways.