Do you want to find groups and support in the community that might help you improve your health and wellbeing? You can find lots of local support from charities to social groups in the Phoenix Health PCN Directory.
Mental health charity offering recovery, training and employment coaching
Support for people affected by drugs and alcohol (Oxford)
Mental Health Mates aim to provide an informal opportunity for both sufferers and carers to meet with peers and walk and talk without fear of judgment whilst getting some valuable time in the outdoors.
The idea for Mental Health Mates came from journalist and mental health campaigner Bryony Gordon, who set up her first local group in London in 2016. Now the #findyourwe campaign has enabled volunteer led groups to spring up all over the country connecting people dealing with mental ill-health and their carers, loved ones and families who are welcome to attend.
SANEline is a national out-of-hours mental health helpline offering specialist emotional support, guidance and information to anyone affected by mental illness, including family, friends and carers.
|StayingSafe.net offers compassion, kindness and easy ways to help keep people safer from thoughts of harm and suicide, seek support and discover hope of recovery through powerful videos from people with personal experience. The website provides vital ‘Safety Plan’ guidance tool, with easy to print / online templates and guidance video tutorials purposefully designed to help people through the process of writing their own Safety Plan to build hope, identify actions and strategies to resist suicidal thoughts and develop positive ways to cope with stress and emotional distress.
|Whatever you’re going through, call free any time, from any phone, on 116 123. They are there 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Samaritans are not just for moments of crisis, but for taking action to prevent the crisis.
|Shout 85258 is a free, confidential, 24/7 text messaging support service for anyone who is struggling to cope. We have conversations with people who are anxious, stressed, depressed, suicidal or overwhelmed and who need immediate support.
A free app for people with suicidal Ideation if you ever speak to someone affected by it. It helps the individual contact services that can help when experiencing Suicidal ideation.
Downloadable on the App store or Google Play store.
Kooth, is an online counselling and emotional well-being platform for children and young people, accessible through mobile, tablet and desktop. Users can go online and access effective therapies strategies to manage their own mental health in a safe and confidential