Mental health

Please click on the link below for more information on EWMHS (Emotional and Wellbeing Mental Health Service)


EWMHS offers advice and support for stress, low mood and depression, anxiety, self-harm or difficult to manage behaviours as well as support for previously diagnosed neurodevelopmental difficulties such as ADHD or ASD.  If you would like to speak to someone for more information about the services they offer and to find out about what support might be available for you please call the Single Point of Access team on 0300 300 1600 9am-5pm, Monday – Friday to be put through to the three CSPAs and seven Locality teams across Southend, Essex and Thurrock. You can also contact them via email at  
The Big White Wall
Please click on the title above for access to information about the Big White Wall where you can join a safe and anonymous peer support community that is accessible at any time.

Mental Health, Wellbeing & Recovery courses at ACL 
They offer a range of free courses for anyone wishing to improve their mental wellbeing or recovering from a period of mental ill health.  The individual courses will offer you tools and strategies for keeping well, with the support of your tutors and peers during class time. 

Building Self-Confidence, Manageing Anxiety and Health and Wellbeing are just a few of the courses on offer.  All courses are co-produced and co-delivered by two specialist tutors who have professional and real life knowledge within the mental health area.  All courses are published online or can be accessd your local center.  For more information visit visit or email or

Counselling Directory is a confidential service that encourages those in need to seek help and to connect individuals with qualified counsellors in the UK. The site contains information on the common reasons people turn to counselling, as well as articles, news, and events. Counselling Directory was set up by a team who know how difficult it can be to find support.