October 10th sees both World Mental Health Day and World Homeless Day being celebrated. Mental health problems and homelessness can affect anyone, any day or time of the year but the 10th October brings a good opportunity to show your support. We want to get Oxfordshire talking about the ever-growingly important subject of Mental [...]
Oxfordshire Mental Health Partnership is committed to race equality in mental health care says Lesley Dewhurst, chair of Oxfordshire Mental Health Partnership, at the start of Black History Month. Here she shares the partnership's pledge to deliver and co-deliver services for everyone in the county. "Black History Month has relevance to every one of us, [...]
Oxfordshire County Council initiated a system change approach to ‘supported housing’ in Oxfordshire with their recent Tender. Local mental health charity Response, who provides housing for over 200 people across the Thames Valley, has teamed up with local youth development charity Oxfordshire Youth to provide an innovative new model of support for young people [...]
We are pleased to announce the launch of the Mental Wealth Academy - a vital new partnership offering a proactive and preventative programme of non-clinical mental health services for 18-25 year-olds across Oxfordshire. For the next six months, in response to the effects of the COVID pandemic, this service is being extended to 16-and-17-year-olds [...]
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 [...]
Welcome to the first edition of the Response Friends & Family Newsletter this is the 'Spring Edition 2020'. This will run on a quarterly basis and is full of the latest updates from within Response. Click here to take a look!
MHST Newsletter The next edition of our MHST newsletter is now available! During the lockdown and disruption to schools, we wanted to share some resources that parents and carers can do at home when looking after their young people to support their wellbeing. Take a look by clicking here.
The health and wellbeing of our staff, residents and carers remain our top priority, so we’re following government and medical advice to put safety first. We’ll keep you updated This is a fast-moving and unprecedented situation for all of us. We promise to stay transparent and keep you updated as often as we [...]