Other Useful Resources

Useful Links:


Mental Health Helplines:

Anxiety UK
Charity providing support if you’ve been diagnosed with an anxiety condition.
Phone: 03444 775 774
Website: www.anxietyuk.org.uk

Alcoholics Anonymous
Advice on dealing with an Alcohol addiction.
Phone: 0845 769 7555
Website: www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk

Alzheimer’s Society
Provides information on dementia, including factsheets and helplines.
Phone: 0300 222 1122
Website: www.alzheimers.org.uk

Bipolar UK
A charity helping people living with manic depression or bipolar disorder.
Website: www.bipolaruk.org.uk

CALM is the Campaign against Living Miserably, for men aged 15 to 35.
Phone: 0800 58 58 58
Website: www.thecalmzone.net

Cruse Bereavement Care
Phone: 0844 477 9400
Website: www.crusebereavementcare.org.uk

Family Lives
Advice on all aspects of parenting including dealing with bullying.
Phone: 0808 800 2222
Website: www.familylives.org.uk

For referral form for free legal advice appointments for victims of Domestic Violence.
Website: http://www.flagdv.org.uk/ 

Kooth is an online counselling and emotional well-being platform for children and young people, accessible through mobile, tablet and desktop.
Website: www.kooth.com

Men’s Health Forum
24/7 stress support for men by text, chat and email.
Website: www.menshealthforum.org.uk

Mental Health Foundation
Provides information and support for anyone with mental health problems or learning disabilities.
Website: www.mentalhealth.org.uk

Mental Health
The UK’s leading charity for everyone’s mental health. With prevention at the heart of what they do, they aim to find and address the sources of mental health problems so that people and communities can thrive. 
Website: www.mentalhealth.org.uk

Charity working with people with a learning disability, their families and carers.
Phone: 0808 808 1111
Website: www.mencap.org.uk

No Panic
Voluntary charity offering support for sufferers of panic attacks and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). Offers a course to help overcome your phobia/OCD. Includes a helpline.
Phone: 0844 967 4848
Website: www.nopanic.org.uk

Children’s charity dedicated to ending child abuse and child cruelty.
Phone: 0800 1111 for Child line for children
Phone: 0808 800 5000 for adults concerned about a child (24-hour helpline)
Website: www.nspcc.org.uk

 Oxfordshire County Council
Oxfordshire County Council website has some links information about how to manage mental health and health recovery.
Website: www.oxfordshire.gov.uk or click here

National Gambling Helpline
Advice on dealing with a gambling addiction.
Phone 0808 2020 133 (Daily 8am-Midnight)
Website: www.begambleaware.org

Narcotics Anonymous
Advice on dealing with drug use and addiction.
Phone: 0300 999 1212
Website: www.ukna.org

OCD Action
Support for people with OCD. Includes information on treatment and online resources.
Phone: 0845 390 6232
Website: www.ocdaction.org.uk

A charity run by people with OCD, for people with OCD. Includes facts, news and treatments.
Phone: 0845 120 3778
Website: www.ocduk.org

Young suicide prevention society.
Website: www.papyrus-uk.org

Rethink Mental Illness
Support and advice for people living with mental illness.
Phone: 0300 5000 927
Website: www.rethink.org

Advice on dealing with domestic violence.
Phone: 0808 2000 247
Website: www.refuge.org.uk

Rape Crisis
A Nationwide Charity that provides support for victims of rape. To find your local services phone:0808 802 9999
Website: www.rapecrisis.org.uk

The UK’s largest provider of relationship support.
Website: www.relate.org.uk

Emotional support, information and guidance for people affected by mental illness, their families and carers.
Phone: 0300 304 7000
Website: www.sane.org.uk/support

Talking Space
Talking space plus is a resource which GPs direct their patients to and the website has some useful resources.
Website: https://www.oxfordshiremind.org.uk/wellbeing/talkingspace/

The Mix
The Mix offers free information and support for under 25s in the UK. Get advice about sex, relationships, drugs, mental health, money and jobs.
Phone: 0808 808 4994
Website: www.themix.uk

Victim Support
Phone: 0808 168 9111
Website: www.victimsupport.org

Information on child and adolescent mental health. Services for parents and professionals.
Phone: Parents’ helpline 0808 802 5544
Website: www.youngminds.org.uk

Opportunites and advice

Gardening Opportunities
Gardening opportunities with a focus on physical and mental health for young people aged 16+ and adults.  Learn new skills through connecting with nature in paid part-time employment.
Contact:  Jane McFarlane for further details:
Tel:  07725 040733