Local Support

University Counselling Services (OCS) 

For students through which Oxford University Students can self refer for a wide range of interventions including one to one counselling, group work and also mindfulness sessions.

Visit the OCS website

NHS Talking Therapies

This is open to all adults who suffer from minor mental health problems such as anxiety, depression and phobias. Patients are encouraged to self refer and can do this via their online referral form. Through talking space plus you wil be directed to services which include one to one counselling, groups, other local mental health support groups and mindfulness groups.

Visit the Talking Therapies website

Adult Mental Health Teams

Referral to our NHS Acute mental health team (AMHT) at the Warneford Hospital can be made for patients who are suffering from more intractable mental health conditions. 

Visit the Oxford Health website

National Support


Mind provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.

Visit the Mind website

Rethink Mental Illness

Rethink Mental Illness improve the lives of people severely affected by mental illness through a network of local groups and services, expert information and successful campaigning. The goal is to make sure everyone affected by severe mental illness has a good quality of life.

Visit the Rethink website

Anxiety UK

Anxiety UK was formed in 1970, by Katharine and Harold Fisher as a result of Katharine’s experience of agoraphobia and her desire to develop support for others similarly affected.

Visit the Anxiety UK website


Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal. Call Samaritans free, 24 hours a day 365 days a year.

Visit the Samaritans website

Combat Stress

Combat Stress is the UK’s leading charity for veterans’ mental health. For a century, they’ve helped former servicemen and women with mental health problems such as anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Visit the Combat Stress website

CALM (Campaign against living miserably)

The Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) is leading a movement against male suicide, the single biggest killer of men under 45 in the UK.

Visit the CALM website

Young Minds

Young Minds is leading the fight for a future where all young minds are supported and empowered, whatever their challenges.

Visit the Young Minds website