Mental Health Services




If you have concerns about your mental health you can ring the Mental Health hub which is available 24 hours a day on 0300 330 1011. There are fully trained Mental Health Navigators who will be able to help direct you to the services you need.

We have listed below some apps/websites which you may find helpful:

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Mental Health: How To Get The Help You, Or Others, Need

If you’re struggling we understand it can feel like it’s a big step to take, but there are services here for you. You are not alone…

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If you’re under 18 services are based in Northampton 
  • Ask Normen is a place to access services and information.
  • You can visit CAMHS Live for an online chat with a mental health expert
  • You can text your school nurse in confidence: 07507 329 07507 329600 07507 329600
  • For anyone affected by self-harm contact Service Six
  • On referral, you can access services at “The Low Down” by phone 01604 622223
If you’re over 18 services are based in Banbury and Oxford, with senior care at Towcester and Northampton 
  • Brackley has a drop in group run in association with MIND, each Wednesday from 10am to 3pm. Drop into the Brackley Health Centre
  • Mental Health Hub - 0300 330 1011
  • MIND has a fantastic website and can help you in a crisis or call 0300 123 3393
  • Local support group Mental Health Friends or ring 07840 959349
  • The Community Health Team care for the mental health of people of all ages. They aim to help people manage their health and live successful, independent lives.

Help and information for anyone for anyone

  • Samaritans Tel: 0330 094 5717
  • NHS: Mental Health Advice
  • If someone you know has died and you need to talk, call Cruse on 0808 808 1677
  • Learn2B run courses to help anyone who is experiencing Learn2B stress, anxiety or low mood. Email: or ring: 01604 368023 

Social Media

Social Media is another source of information and a way to feel connected to others
If you’re on Twitter, @FollowBDT - Black Dog Tribe is a dedicated social networking community for mental health

There are free stress-reduction podcasts available on iTunes – search on Mental Health