Healthy Mind

Knowing how to improve your happiness and mental health will help you feel better throughout your life

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Activities Oxfordshire

Activities Oxfordshire lists activities, services, clubs and other things to do and places to go for young people aged 13-19 (up to 25 with learning difficulties and disabilities).

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Self Harm

Self harm: spotting the signs, identifying risks and helping someone at risk

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Depression

All young people feel down from time to time, but if you are unhappy all of the time, then you may have depression, a treatable mental health condition

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Stress and anxiety

Everyone feels stressed sometimes and it can be useful and motivate your mind. But if you feel too much stress, too often, and can't calm down, then there may be a problem.

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Suicide

Everybody feels sad from time to time. But when you feel like your feelings are getting out of control, you need to talk to someone right away.

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Anti-Bullying

Bullying isn't just a problem for young people at school. Most people are bullied at some point in their lives. But if you are bullied, you can take action.

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Art

Why should you take part in art?

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Cooking

Get ready, get steady, get cooking. Find out more about the benefits of cooking, how you can get cooking and much more.

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Eating disorders

Eating disorders can affect anyone at anytime. Find out what you can do to support yourself or someone you know who might have an eating disorder.

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Homeless

Being homeless is dangerous, stressful, bad for your health and stops you getting on with your life - know how to avoid it

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Mental Health Conditions

Mental health conditions are very common, around 1 in 4 people will experience some sort of mental health condition in their lifetime.

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Mental Wellbeing

Information, tips and where to access support when you're feeling down.

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Music

Why you should pick up an instrument if you haven’t already!

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Nature and wildlife

Oxfordshire is famous for its beautiful environment, engaging wildlife and spectacular landscapes - and getting out and experiencing it is good for your health and happiness!

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School Health Nurse

Find out more about the School Health Nurse service and the kind of things they can support you with.

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School stress

Stress is something that impacts everyone in different ways. School stress is common in students, due to work load.

Sleep

Sleep

Learn all about sleep, including the benefits and top tips for getting your perfect night's sleep!

Staying healthy and happpy

Staying Healthy and Happy

It is important to stay healthy and happy to make sure you live life to the full while you are growing up.

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Swimming

Swimming is a great form of all-round exercise. It's ideal if you want to be more active and stay healthy, whatever your age or ability.

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Finding a GP (Doctor)

Everyone should be registered with a local GP (Doctor) so that they can get health support and treatment.

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When someone dies

When someone or something dies, there is no right or wrong way to feel - the experience is different for everyone