Mind in West Essex is not a crisis service and our phones are not staffed 24 hours a day. If you or someone you know is in crisis right now, there are places you can turn for help:
Alternatively 01245 491491
116 123 or
Cambridge – 01223 364455
Colchester – 01206 561234
Chelmsford – 01245 357357
Ware – 01920 464099
Helpline offering 24-hour emotional support 7 days a week. Confidential, non-judgemental emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide.
Shout (Give us a Shout)
Text – 85258
Shout is the UK’s first free 24/7 text service for anyone in crisis anytime, anywhere. It’s a place to go if you’re struggling to cope and you need immediate help.
Visit the website here.
A 24-hour 7 days a week telephone helpline for all health enquiries.
West Essex – 24-hour Crisis Resolution Home Treatment team / Trust line
0330 726 0110
The team supports people (who have been referred) in the community who would otherwise be admitted into hospital. The community teams can visit clients between the hours of 9am-5pm. From 6pm-2.30am there is Trust line support over the telephone. It’s a free call number.
0808 2000 247
Free phone 24-hour National Domestic Violence Helpline. Women’s Aid is the national domestic violence charity that works to end violence against women and children.
GP Surgeries within West Essex can be found within our directory.
We hope you have found these numbers useful. You will also find lots more organisations and services listed in the directory section of this website. Click Here.
Great South Run (1)
Event Date: 18/10/2020
The Great South Run was a key date in Jon’s calendar for many years, giving him the motivation to stay fit and try to achieve a personal best each year. Jen, Evie, Eddie and Henry used to love cheering him on, and they now plan to visit Portsmouth and Southsea every year in his memory.<
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
RED January Alison (1)
Event Date: 01/01/2020
I figured it is time for me to walk the walk as well as talking the talk and when better to do so than as part of RED January.
So to look after both my mental and physical wellbeing and start the year off as I would like to go on I will be walking, cycling, swimming or yoga ing every day i
RED January Frankie (1)
Event Date: 31/01/2020
My name is Frankie and I am 5 years old.
I am going to exercise everyday in January. This will make me healthy! My mummy says it doesn't just keep me physically healthy but also mentally healthy.
Please donate money so I can raise lots and lots!!
Thank you so much
RED January Jo (1)
Event Date: 31/01/2020
After a rocky end to 2019 with my health I am determined to start 2020 mentally and physically healthy. So I am taking on the challenge of RED January. I am going to be active every single day in January.
I cant say that it will be a run every day (because I have three children, a job and