12/05/2013 04:18 EST | Updated 02/04/2014 05:59 EST

Plants and Animals singer talks about life with OCD

Plants and Animals singer Warren Spicer joined Homerun's Sue Smith at the CBC Christmas Sing-In Charity Drive to speak about the challenges he faced as a teenager before he was diagnosed with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.

The Sing-In has raised over $11,000 for Project P.A.L., an Alternative Mental Health Community Centre in Verdun.