Oxford Mental Health Forum is a web resource aimed primarily at people living in Oxfordshire affected by mental illness and those who have an interest in mental health.
The website provides patients/service users, carers, family and friends of sufferers, academics/researchers, mental health professionals, and others affected by mental illness with access to a range of online material on mental health, including news stories, articles, and information on local services and research studies. One of the aims of the forum is to also allow discussion and input for the sharing of knowledge, experiences, ideas, and views, to help inform future research and service provision. The site also contains links to a range of external resources.
Oxford Mental Health Forum is independent; it is not part of any other organisation and works collaboratively with others. Find out more >>
Before volunteering in recovery groups at Restore, I had limited experience of being around other people suffering with mental illness. But coming to this new environment where people of all walks of life, of different gender, age and ethnicity who are experiencing mental illness really opened my eyes to how abundant it can be, and made me want to help some more.
10/01/2016: The Oxfordshire Mental Health Partnership launches the Oxford Recovery College
The Oxfordshire Mental Health Partnership has recently formed with the aim of providing better joined up care across services to help patients get the appropriate help and support they need when they need it.... Read more.
19/07/2015: Increasing access to mental health care
The Kings Fund are organising a one day conference taking place on the 8th September with the key theme, ‘Increasing access to mental health care’.... Read more.
02/07/2015: Healthwatch Oxfordshire and the University of Oxford Saïd Business School are seeking young people's views on how they receive mental health services
Oxfordshire Healthwatch is working with researchers from Said Business School, involving young people between ages of 18 and 35 who use Adult Mental Health Services (AMHS) in Oxfordshire. Many studies have focused on the service that young adults receive within the Adult Mental Health Services (AMHS). The researchers would like to get better local understanding of the service that young adults receive outside of and in addition to AMHS... Read more.