South East and Central Essex Mind, 112a Southchurch Road

Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS1 2LX

Charity registration number 1148451


March 25, 2019

People with mental health problems, MPs, representatives from local Minds and the social housing sector came together to discuss mental health and housing at a parliamentary reception on Tuesday 5 February. Organised by mental health charity Mind, the event took place...

March 25, 2019

A survey found that almost 8 in 10 (79 per cent) of officers say they have felt feelings of stress and anxiety within the previous 12 months and of those, 94 per cent said these difficulties were caused or made worse by their job.

Responding to this survey, Ken Sanderso...

March 25, 2019

The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Amber Rudd has announced changes to the disability assessments in order to receive Personal Independence Payment (PIP) and Universal Credit (UC).

The announcements include: 

  • A new system from 2021 to allow people to share...

March 25, 2019

A new report by NHS Providers has revealed that according to NHS mental health trusts there is a substantial care deficit from the impact of things like benefits, housing issues and loneliness in peoples communities.

The report identifies widespread concerns about benef...

December 28, 2018

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) for members of South East and Central Essex Mind will be held on Thursday the 10th January 2019 at 11am in the Meeting Room, Central Library, County Hall, Market Road, Chelmsford, CM1 1QH.

The Board will present the minutes of the last A...

December 16, 2018

Yesterdays' Mental Elf Run in Belfairs woods was a roaring success! Over 200 runners came out to join the 5km fun run. The weather was cold and the wind was high but that didn't stop any of the Christmas Spirit! We are hoping to raise a good amount so people can still...

October 16, 2018

If you are in a position where you have been arrested, cautioned or are being questioned by the police, they have to follow a set of rules of conduct about how they must treat you known as PACE. If you are under 18 or mentally vulnerable, you have the right to an appro...

October 16, 2018

SECE Mind could not run in the way that it does without the help of its dedicated volunteers, they all work in different areas of the charity but here is a made up example of what one of our volunteers do.

A day In the life…

Arriving 5 minutes before my shift, I know...

October 16, 2018

SECE Mind are able to offer a pathway to recover for those that have experienced a traumatic event in their lives. Our trauma program, funded by the Big lottery fund is a free service that assesses your needs and offers a range of services from:

  • One to one support w...

October 16, 2018

We certainly do! As well as delivering essential mental health services to people with mental health issues and their families, one of the ways we help is to provide stable and secure housing and a road back to independent living.

Housing and mental health are often l...

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