Mental wellbeing

Mental health is as important as our physical health, particularly during these unprecedented times, and there is always something we can do to improve it. Here’s some information and advice to help you achieve a state of mental wellbeing in which you can realise your potential and cope with the stresses of life.

Requesting mental health support

Free psychological talking therapy (IAPT) via the NHS to help you with stress, anxiety or depression.  Find out more how to self-refer.

Mental health crisis or emergency

If you or someone you know is having a mental health emergency or crisis, find help now.

Your Mind plan

Short mental health quiz (now tailored for COVID-19 outbreak) to help you build an action plan to deal with stress and anxiety, boost your mood, improve your sleep and help you feel more in control.

10 steps to wellbeing while at home

Ten easy steps you can take to improve your mental wellbeing while at home during the Covid-19 outbreak.

A to Z to support services

Find out more about the wide range of mental health services and advice available in Essex.

Support for men

Find out about mental health support for men across Essex.

Support for children and teenagers

Support and advice in Essex to make sure children and teenagers young get the best mental health support.

Bereavement support

Get help and support after bereavement or loss.

Pre and postnatal support

Pregnancy and post natal mental health support in Essex.

Suicide Prevention Training

Information on free and paid-for suicide prevention training for individuals and businesses.

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