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Here you can see a number of videos recorded as part of our Mental Health Awareness Week activity in May 2022 and May 2021 which highlights some of the resources available within the University. Videos include a 2022 recording from the talk by Graham Thew on "Understanding loneliness: Awareness and Action". 2021 videos include "Supporting Staff Wellbeing", "7 Key Tools to Overcoming Stress", "Support provided by the Work+Family Space", and "An Overview of Togetherall". Below these videos are a number of additional resources.

RECORDING: UNDERSTANDING LONELINESS: AWARENESS AND ACTION

Join Graham Thew, Senior Academic Clinical Psychologist at the Department of Experimental Psychology at the University of Oxford, on a talk about loneliness. Loneliness, the Mental Health Awareness Week 2022 theme, is a common experience with a range of causes. This talk will provide an overview of loneliness and its links to mental health problems, as well as considering actions we can all take to prevent loneliness, both for ourselves and others.


RECORDING: SUPPORTING STAFF WELLBEING AT THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD

Les Wright, Interim Director of Occupational Health and Safety, gives a short talk about the current support for staff and the Wellbeing Programme Board work plan.

 

RECORDING: OVERCOMING STRESS: 7 KEY TOOLS

Dr Jennifer Wild, Associate Professor & NIHR Oxford Health BRC Senior Fellow, Department of Experimental Psychology discusses how certain people overcome enormous stress and anxiety, while others struggle. She presents seven key tools that can help us manage stress and anxiety in our own lives and examine the science of why they work.

 

RECORDING: AN OVERVIEW OF SUPPORT PROVIDED BY THE WORK+FAMILY SPACE

Join our session to understand how the University’s Work+Family Space can work for you! The Work+Family Space platform is available to all University Staff and provides a wealth of wellbeing resources and information for everyone (not just those with caring responsibilities)!

 

RECORDING: AN OVERVIEW OF TOGETHERALL

All students and staff at the University of Oxford can access Togetherall’s 24 hour, safe online mental health support.  Pete Mandeville from Student Welfare and Support Services gives an overview of the service with opportunity for Q&A afterwards.

 

Other USEFUL RESOURCES

Guidance for working from home

 Your health and wellbeing

Useful links for your family

Additional links and resources