Mental wellbeing

Where to get help, information and support for suicide, self-harm, mental health and wellbeing.

Mental wellbeing during COVID-19

Sources of online support during the coronavirus outbreak.

Support and help for suicidal or self-harm thoughts

Are you are experiencing suicidal feelings or thinking about self-harm? The following partners can help you:


Public Health England Every Mind Matters

Public Health England Every Mind Matters. Having good mental health helps us relax more, achieve more and enjoy our lives more. We have expert advice and practical tips to help you look after your mental health and wellbeing. Answer an interactive quiz to get top tips and advice for you on mental wellbeing.

The 5 Ways to Wellbeing is a simple checklist for your daily life to help you bounce back from life’s knocks. We have put together a list of services that will help enable you to:

  • connect
  • be active
  • take notice
  • keep learning
  • give.

Local support services

Find counselling and emotional support services near me

National support services

Suicide, mental health and wellbeing strategies in Oxfordshire

As part of new partnership groups and plans, organisations across Oxfordshire are committed to:

  • making prevention a priority for improved mental health
  • reduced suicide and self-harm.

The Mental Health Prevention Framework - 2020-2023 (pdf format, 871Kb). The framework outlines how organisations are plan to work together for everyone in Oxfordshire. To have the opportunity to achieve good mental health and wellbeing. It will focus on:

  • working with partners across the system
  • insight and evaluation
  • creating confident professionals
  • resilient communities.

The Suicide and Self Harm Prevention Strategy - 2020-2024 (pdf format, 4.2Mb). The strategy represents the combined work of the Oxfordshire Suicide Prevention Multi-Agency Group and residents’ views. It focuses on:

  • suicide safer communities
  • frontline professionals and settings
  • accessible support for those bereaved by or with experience of suicide
  • a strong integrated prevention network.