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Mental Health and Wellbeing Team

 

Adult Mental Health and Wellbeing Team

The Adult Mental Health and Wellbeing Team provide short term support for people with mental health and emotional issues such as:

  • Anxiety
  • Low mood
  • Stress
  • Depression

We can work with you to help you improve your wellbeing and quality of life.

Services we provide include:

  • One to one support
  • Self-help advice and guidance
  • Helping you find other support for issues affecting your wellbeing such as debt or a physical health problem
  • Employment Specialist
  • Helping you access social groups in your area
  • Support for Carers

 

How can I get support from the Adult Mental Health and Wellbeing Team?

You will need to aged 18 to 65 and live in Essex.

We can work with you if you have a mental health or emotional issues which are affecting your wellbeing, or you care for someone who does.

You can contact us by calling 03330 322958 (10:00 am - 4:00 pm Monday – Friday) email us at mentalhealth.wellbeingservice@essex.gov.uk or ask someone to contact us on your behalf.

Please note we cannot work with you if you are receiving a service from Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (EPUT).

What happens next?   

One of our friendly team will contact you to find out more about your situation and to make sure we can offer you the right support. We will call or email between 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Monday to Friday.  

If you need help urgently:

We are not a crisis or emergency service. The following numbers are available 24 hrs a day, 365 days a year:

  • If you feel you are in crisis, experiencing feelings of despair or are suicidal, contact the Samaritans on 116 123
  • Frank provides information and advice about drugs. Call 0300 123 6600
  • ChildLine offers a counselling service for children and young people. You can also call the helpline if you are an adult worried about a child. Call 0800 1111