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Resources to deal with mental health problems

Samaritans
24 hour help and support: 116 123 or email jo@samaritans.org, https://www.samaritans.org/how-we-can-help-you/contact-us (call, email, visit, write)

Saneline Helpline
6pm-11pm help and support: 0845 767 8000

Oxford Nightline
https://oxfordnightline.org/ (call, skype, online chat, visit in person)

NHS Direct
24 hour help and guidance: 111

Mind
Infoline (9am-6pm help and support): 0300 123 3393
01865247788, info@oxfordshire@mind.org.uk, https://www.mind.org.uk/

Talking space (NHS)
01865901222, talkingspaceplus@nhs.net, http://www.talkingspaceplus.org.uk

The Oxford Safe Haven
A free and safe space to support adults through mental health crisis. 01865903037, oxonsafehaven@oxfordhealth.nhs.uk, Manzil Resource Centre Entrance 2, Manzil Way, Oxford, OX4 1XE, Mon, Fri, Sat, Sun, 6pm-10pm. omhp.org.uk

University counselling service
individual and group counselling, workshops,
http://www.ox.ac.uk/students/welfare/counselling?wssl=1, counselling@admin.ox.ac.uk

GP
Contact your personal GP and ask for help and referrals if needed.

Peer support
-In college: ask in your MCR or look for your College Welfare team
-The medical science division is in the process of setting up peer support

Non-peer support
-In college, look for the College Welfare team
-In IITM: Dawn is trained as a peer listener.
-Many sports clubs and societies have welfare officers.

Headington psychotherapy
http://www.headingtonpsychotherapy.co.uk/

Headspace (App)
https://www.headspace.com/headspace-meditation-app

Grassroots Suicide Prevention
Download the #StayAlive app for free from the Apple Store and Google Play

Calm (App)
https://www.calm.com/

If you experience mental health issues that affect your studies please speak to the course coordinators to find a solution with them.

Also remember the 5 ways of wellbeing
https://www.mind.org.uk/workplace/mental-health-at-work/taking-care-of-yourself/five-ways-to-wellbeing/

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