Live Well Link Well
Live Well Link Well is a free and confidential social prescribing service that provides practical or emotional support of a non-medical nature.Our team, of friendly Live Well Link Well workers work in partnership with GP surgeries across mid Essex. They will give you time, and can help you to access appropriate support within the local community. If you are living in mid Essex and aged over 18, you can contact the service directly without having to go through your GP.
0300 303 9988 (Monday to Friday 8am to 7pm)
Vita Health Group – Making People better
Vita works in partnership with the NHS throughout the UK to provide mental and physical health services directly to local residents. Patients can self refer online.
01268 977 171
The Foundation for Positive Mental Health
We are a charity dedicated to promoting skills training for positive mental health, to enhance everyday wellbeing, increase resilience to, and recovery from, mental health difficulties.
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
Mental Health Foundation
Prevention is at the heart of what we do. Our vision is good mental health for all. Our mission is to help people understand, protect and sustain their mental health.
We are the independent national champion for people who use health and social care services. We’re here to find out what matters to people, and help make sure their views shape the support they need.
03000 683 000
Papyrus (Prevention of Young Suicide)
Papyrus (Prevention of Young Suicide) gives advice and support for young people who feel like they want to take their own life, and all their advice is confidential.
0800 068 41 41
Your mental health
A range of content designed to give you more information about mental health and to help you to look after your mental health.
5 steps to mental wellbeing
Evidence suggests there are 5 steps you can take to improve your mental health and wellbeing. Trying these things could help you feel more positive and able to get the most out of life.
By sharing people’s real-life experiences, healthtalk.org provides free, reliable information about health issues. You can watch people share their stories about cancer, autism, motor-neurone disease, pregnancy, drugs, depression and much more.
It can be very difficult to talk to people when you’re having problems with your mental health. Doc Ready helps you prepare for the first time you visit a Doctor to discuss your mental health.
Mind provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.
0300 123 3393
Rethink Mental Illness
Rethink Mental Illness improve the lives of people severely affected by mental illness through a network of local groups and services, expert information and successful campaigning. The goal is to make sure everyone affected by severe mental illness has a good quality of life.
Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal. Call Samaritans free, 24 hours a day 365 days a year.
SANE is a leading UK mental health charity. They work to improve the quality of life for anyone affected by mental illness.
020 3805 1790
Combat Stress is the UK’s leading charity for veterans’ mental health. For a century, they’ve helped former servicemen and women with mental health problems such as anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
0800 138 1619
Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM)
The Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) is leading a movement against male suicide, the single biggest killer of men under 45 in the UK.
0800 58 58 58
Dementia UK offers specialist one-to-one support and expert advice for people living with dementia.
0800 888 6678
Young Minds is leading the fight for a future where all young minds are supported and empowered, whatever their challenges.