UPDATED ON 23 AUGUST AT 16:22 mental HEALTH
We understand that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a considerable impact on our local business owners and their mental wellbeing.
We’re receiving lots of messages from local business owners who would like some support with their mental health. If you or someone you care for are experiencing a mental health crisis, we urge you to make contact with a local health professional immediately.
To help, we’ve put together a list of organisations that can help you to navigate your way through this difficult time.
A 24/7 mental health helpline to provide people with mental health advice during the coronavirus pandemic.
CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably) is a charity that supports men under 45 years old with mental health issues. You can call them on 0800 58 58 58.
Connection Support is a local charity that provides a flexible and tailored support and advice to adults and families in Oxfordshire. The charity can be contacted on 01865 711267.
Evolve Wellbeing Group is a local workplace wellbeing consultancy prioritising the health, wellbeing and performance of your business. The team will look at all areas of wellbeing within your business and will create a strategy to enhance the lives of employees, enabling both them and your business to thrive.
National Mental Health Charity. Call their information line on 0300 123 3393.
The NHS Every Mind Matters campaign offers support for adults and children. You can try out their Mind quiz to get a free NHS plan, full of tailored tips and advice.
If you’re having a hard time, the Samaritans can provide you with advice and support 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Call them anytime on 116 123.
Here you’ll find lots of information on what you can do to help your mental health and wellbeing, where to get further support and additional advice for people with specific needs.
The MARCH Mental Health Network focuses on social, cultural and community assets and the role they play in enhancing public mental health and wellbeing.