Isolation, loneliness, mental health
November 20, 2019
If you are concerned about a person who is sleeping rough, there are a number of things you can do. You can report a rough sleeper through the national 24 hours website www.streetlink.org.uk or phone them on 0300 500 0914, and the information will be passed to the outreach team closest to the rough sleeper. ... Continue Reading »
April 9, 2018
Viva is hosting a conference on the Christian response to child and adolescent mental health. The day will feature keynote speakers from Mind and Soul and Fegans, as well as a series of practical workshops. The conference is for parents, children’s workers, youth workers, church leaders and anyone else who has an interest in this ... Continue Reading »
July 15, 2017
8/9 Week Mindfulness Course in Headington. Course leaders: Revd. Tim Stead and Susie Stead. Monday evenings and one Saturday morning from 22 January – 12 March 2018. There is also the option of coming to the 9th session on Monday March 26th on Mindfulness and Christian Spirituality. For further details and an application form, please see ... Continue Reading »
March 1, 2016
What is mindfulness? And how can you learn it? Read the Revd Tim Stead on Mindfulness in Oxford
November 16, 2015
Here are the notes from the HEADREST MEETING Nov 5th 2015.
November 16, 2015
Headrest is a local resource for the parishes and chaplaincies in the deaneries of Oxford and Cowley. For details look at the Headrest poster.
September 14, 2015
Headrest is the initiative of both the Oxford and Cowley deaneries, aiming to offer a campaigning voice, bringing understanding and practical support to people within our churches, parishes and places of work, leisure and study.Minutes of the September 2015 Headrest meeting
August 4, 2015
Disturbed by mind and spiritSubtitled “mental health and healing in parish ministry”, this book, written by Gavin Knight (Vicar of St Michael’s, Summertown) and Joanna Knight (a clinical psychologist), has been described by Dr Paula Gooder as “essential reading for all those involved in parish ministry, whether lay or ordained”.