Futures in Mind Service
Community groups and activities that are open to adults 18+ who would like to meet others on their journey of recovery from mental ill health and/or substance/alcohol misuse. Feel included in friendly, sociable activities and events.
The Futures in Mind Service is a partnership between Phoenix Futures, Mid and North Essex Mind and Mind in West Essex.
The Peer Support Volunteers who run these activities and groups are all people who have experienced mental ill health and/or substance/alcohol misuse provide a friendly welcome and give support to others.
Futures in Mind trained volunteer befrienders can enable you to do the things you want to do that will help improve your wellbeing, offer conversation and companionship, and help you feel included in your community.
Other aspects of the service that are new and available in the Futures in Mind Service include:
For all that the services offers to you across Essex visit the Futures in Mind site.
Bath Half Marathon (1)
Event Date: 15/03/2020
I’m not a natural runner and as I write this I can barely wobble around a 5K, but I have taken the plunge to sign up to a half marathon and now I’m committed!
Event Date: 30/12/2019
As a young girl I experienced a very traumatic experience, destroying my childhood. At the time my dad had cancer and my nanny died which I was unfortunate enough to witness.
As a result I started participating in risky behaviour, including the use of heavy drugs and drinking. I couldn’
Hayley's Skydive (1)
Event Date: 20/06/2020
I have suffered from anxiety and depression for many years, and I have overcome many hurdles along the way.
Skydiving is another thing I’d like to do, but this time for a good cause.
I would like to raise awareness of mental health and the impact it has on sufferers and their fa
London Marathon (1)
Event Date: 26/04/2020
Sarah is taking on the iconic London Marathon next year and would really love your support.
Mind in West Essex is a charity I feel very strongly about and am excited to run for. Mental Health affects everyone and sometimes we need just need some support
Walk to Talk (1)
Event Date: 28/09/2019
In September Last year myself and my friends walked 17 miles from Newport to Cambridge.
We raised £1500 for Mind. I want it to be a yearly event.
Mental health affects so many people and it means the world to me to be able to raise money to a charity that is close to my heart.