Every Mind Matters

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There are times when we feel stressed, low or anxious, or have trouble sleeping. But there are things we can do to look after our mental health and wellbeing. Get expert advice, practical tips and a personalised action plan with Every Mind Matters.

Every Mind Matters is part of the national ‘One You’ campaign focusing on how people can take positive preventable measure to help them look after themselves at the first signs or where to get help and support if they are living with a mental health condition.

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In mid Essex there are a number of mental health support services, providing help for people with anxiety, depression and other similar difficulties. Click on the links below for more information. 

Do you need urgent mental health help now?

If you've had thoughts of self-harming or are feeling suicidal, contact someone immediately such as your GP, a friend, a relative or someone else you can trust. 

  • call the Crisis Line on 0330 726 0130

  • call the Samaritans free on 116 123

  • if you've already taken an overdose or harmed yourself, dial 999.

If it’s not an emergency, there are many ways for you to seek help for mental health worries. The charity MIND offers some excellent advice on how to talk to your GP when you suspect you are suffering from a mental health problem.