Due to COVID-19, the opening hours and access to these services may differ from what is noted here. Please contact the individual services for more information on the current hours and access.
Most referrals to other specialists will require you seeing or speaking with a GP. However, there are a number of local services, listed below, that you are able to make self referrals to.
Mental Health and Wellbeing Support Worker
One-to-one sessions for people who may be experiencing mental health issues or other social or lifestyle issues that are impacting on their wellbeing. Please state in the self-referral: full name, date of birth, phone number and registered GP practice. It would also be helpful to include a brief outline of the reason(s) for your self-referral. Please type 'SELF-REFERRAL' in the email subject so it can be easily seen.
01865 24 77 88
Early Pregnancy Assessment Unit (EPAU)
The Early Pregnancy Assessment Unit (EPAU) is a community service which cares for women who are in the early stages of pregnancy and experiencing pain, bleeding or other problems relating to their pregnancy. If heavily bleeding please attend your nearest Accident and Emergency Department.
Oxfordshire Sexual Health Service
At Oxfordshire Sexual Health Service (OSHS), we provide free sexual health screening (tests), treatment, contraception and advice. We also provide care and treatment for people living with HIV. Remember, most infections ARE curable, don’t delay getting tested.
01865 231231 (9:00am to 4:00pm Monday to Friday)
The Abingdon Bridge
A wellbeing charity that supports young people aged 13-25. If you feel anxious, sad, confused, or just not right, let us know - we are here to support you! TAB provides support to those between 13 to 25 years of age. All our guidance and emotional support is free and confidential.
Call us (Monday to Friday) between 10:00 - 18:00 on 01235 522 375
CAMHS (Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service) South Oxfordshire
Our aim is to make sure than no one goes without the support they need. In Oxfordshire we provide a wide range of mental health services for children and young people (CAMHS) and community services. If you need our services, you can request help via our self-referral form, or you can call us.
We’re the UK's largest provider of relationship support, and last year we helped over two million people of all ages, backgrounds, sexual orientations and gender identities to strengthen their relationships. Find out more about what we do and how we can help you here.
0300 100 1234
Talking Space Plus
We offer a range of FREE talking therapies to over 14,000 people a year across Oxfordshire. We are part of the NHS and offer services to patients registered with an Oxfordshire GP. Most adults refer themselves, but if you are aged between 16-18 you will need to be referred to us by Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS).
01865 901 222
The Anxiety Coach
Looking for anxiety help? Here is help that’s practical and powerful. It's the highlights of what I learned from my patients in 30 years working as a psychologist to help people overcome fears and phobias. And it's free. Come get some!
We believe that young people are best placed to guide, support and empower their peers on issues relating to mental health and well being. Neurolove.org is a site set up to support young people manage the changing times we are currently living in.
0151 547 7703
NHS stop smoking services help you quit – Quit smoking
Local stop smoking services are free, friendly and can massively boost your chances of quitting for good.
0300 123 1044
Marie Stopes UK
You don’t need a GP referral to access NHS funded abortion care. We've been helping people with their reproductive health options for over 40 years. We provide NHS-funded and self-funded abortion and vasectomy care through our network of local clinics all over England. You can give us a call whenever you need us. Our advice line is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
0345 300 8090
Find a psychological therapies service in England
You can refer yourself directly to a psychological therapies service (IAPT) without seeing your GP. These services offer therapies, such as cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), for common problems including: stress, anxiety, depression, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and phobias