Archive for June 2020

Sleepio

During these difficult and unusual times, changes in the way we all live, learn and work impacts both our physical and mental health, which includes affecting our sleep. Be kind to yourself by prioritising your sleep to protect your mental health.  Oxfordshire Mind have partnered with Sleepio to provide expert guidance on sleep and mental…

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Calls now free as helpline marks 1,000th call

Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire Mental Health Helpline has launched a freephone number as the service marks its 1,000th call for mental health advice. Calls will now be free to the 24/7 mental health helpline which has received more than 1,000 calls from the public for mental health advice during the coronavirus pandemic. The round-the-clock helpline was set…

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Sleep Myths vs. Sleep Facts

Sleep Myth: We all need 8 hours of sleep. Sleep Fact: It turns out that 8 hours is just an average. Although some people might find that 8 hours of sleep at night suits them, we’re all individuals and have different sleep needs. Some people may need closer to 7 hours of sleep while others…

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The Lions Barber Collective

During Men’s Health Week, The Oxfordshire Mental Health Partnership are supporting The Lions Barber Collective in their mission to create a world free from suicide. The globally renowned charity comes to Oxfordshire at a time when we are adapting to a ‘new normal’. We’re working with Oxford County Council and other partners across Oxfordshire to…

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Changes to Health and Wellbeing Services during Lockdown

Oxfordshire people have been receiving care and support from health and wellbeing services in different ways during the coronavirus outbreak. Local organisations have been resilient and adapted their services and resources so people in the local community can still use them during lockdown. The Oxfordshire Mental Health Partnership The Oxfordshire Mental Health Partnership has been…

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