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Oxford Mental Health Forum

Welcome to Oxford Mental Health Forum

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 >>

Featured article

Volunteering at Restore

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.

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Resource library

Browse the resource library to find a wealth of mental health related resources.

  • mental health video
  • Time to Change mental health campaign
  • No health without mental health policy
  • mental health journals
  • mental health research projects
  • mental health publications
  • mental health social media

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07/6/2015: Minervation launches National Elf Service with the Mental Elf

Evidence-based healthcare specialists Minervation are announcing the launch of their National Elf Service, designed to help busy health and social care professionals easily stay up to date... Read more.

09/05/2015: Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week is taking place between 11-17th May. The Mental Health Foundation organised their first Mental Health Awareness Week in 2000. The aim is to help raise awareness about mental health and wellbeing issues. This year the key theme is... Read more.

28/02/2015: Oxfordshire Crisis Bed Project: Analysis of responses to the survey ‘Need for a Crisis House in Oxfordshire’

The Oxfordshire Crisis Bed Project recently carried out a survey on the need for a crisis house in Oxfordshire. The survey was circulated between 18th December and 31st January. The survey received 31 responses, which included service users, NHS professionals, carers and friends of those who have experienced mental health issues... Read more.

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