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Resources to deal with mental health problems

24 hour help and support: 116 123 or email, (call, email, visit, write)

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

Oxford Nightline (call, skype, online chat, visit in person)

NHS Direct
24 hour help and guidance: 111

Infoline (9am-6pm help and support): 0300 123 3393

Talking space (NHS)

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

University counselling service
individual and group counselling, workshops,,

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

Headspace (App)

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

Calm (App)

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