Ryan Bernstein is a seventeen-year-old high school student with OCD. He is the founder and facilitator of Hand in Hand, a weekly OCD support group where he helps teens who struggle with anxiety learn new coping skills. As a youth advocate for OCD, Ryan seeks to educate through his writing and public-speaking. He has been featured in national blogs and newsletters including the International OCD Foundation and the Peace of Mind Foundation. Ryan encourages taking charge of OCD by helping others.