"And we can give the mental well-being of our children the priority it so profoundly deserves".
"I've met people who come here several times a week and find it very helpful".
She said: "Restore's a brilliant place to come and it's great to be back here for World Mental Health Day".
She said despite improvements in the perception of mental health locally, depression, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, among others, were still seen as taboo.
After two sessions at the new clinic, Heather said, she stopped attending, even though her doctor had recommended six more months of therapy.
Absence and lost productivity caused by mental ill health costs British businesses up to £42 bn a year and research suggests the problem is growing. We need to teach our young that having a mental health issue is as normal as having a cold.
May also announced additional funding for the Samaritans' help line, a confidential 24-hour suicide hotline.
Banbury MP Victoria Prentis visited Restore's town support centre ahead of World Mental Health Day on Wednesday (October 9).
A newly formed local nonprofit organization called Hope Family Village is working to create a community-centric collaborative offering acceptance, housing and sustainable support for people with mental health conditions and their families.
Mrs Prentis was shown how staff and volunteers at The Orchard in Calthorpe Street help those who have had mental health issues to recover.
"Despite the progress we have made in raising awareness of mental health issues, there's still lots to do".
Mental health experts have welcomed the government's new initiative, while also urging ministers to put forward a comprehensive road map to ensure that the new funding and initiatives meet the demands of those in need.