Mental health support available to residents all year round

Residents are being reminded of the help on hand to support them in Oxfordshire during difficult times of their lives. 

One in four people will experience some form of mental distress during their lifetime, and the holiday season is traditionally a difficult time for many.

Councillor Mark Lygo, Oxfordshire County Council’s Cabinet Member for Public Health, said: “This time of year can be a challenge for many of us. People can often find themselves struggling with feelings of loneliness, concerns about family relationships or money, and more.

“Whatever you may be feeling you’re never alone, and if you, or somebody you know, are struggling to cope, help is just a call or click, away.”

Three local Oxfordshire organisations provide confidential and trustworthy advice and support:

Residents can also find out more about where to get help, information and support for mental health and wellbeing in Oxfordshire by visiting the Oxfordshire County Council website.

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