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Men’s Mental Health Month

Men's Mental Health Month Movember may be coming to an end, but the issues surrounding men's mental health are ongoing. It's important that we continue the discourse around men's mental health after this month ends. Society’s gender roles and expectations of men to be strong and dominant can make it harder for men to [...]

By |2021-11-29T12:17:05+01:00November 25th, 2021|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Men’s Mental Health Month

Smoking and Mental Health

“The Stolen Years”, a report by ASH, endorsed by 27 health and mental health organisations, sets out recommendations for how smoking rates for people with a mental health condition could be dramatically reduced. These include improved training of healthcare staff, better access to stop smoking medication and a move towards [...]

By |2021-11-18T14:25:13+01:00November 10th, 2021|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Smoking and Mental Health

Pioneers In Black Mental Health

To observe Black History Month, we are taking a trip back in time and highlighting Black pioneers that have contributed to the mental health field, as well as bringing to light the need to decolonize psychology and mental health care.   Solomon Carter Fuller, M.D.1872-1953  Solomon Carter Fuller was a pioneering Black psychiatrist [...]

By |2021-10-07T16:53:14+01:00October 7th, 2021|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Pioneers In Black Mental Health

ODS initiative aims to help local charities

A new office space sharing initiative has seen local charity, Response, take up residence in vacant space at ODS' Horspath Road depot. Response provides over 500 units of supported accommodation across Oxfordshire and the Thames Valley. Working closely with housing associations and private landlords to provide education, employment and training opportunities, sports and social [...]

By |2021-08-02T14:32:12+01:00August 2nd, 2021|Uncategorised|Comments Off on ODS initiative aims to help local charities