Welcome to the Emotional Well-being and mental health service for young people up to the age of 18, or up to the age of 25 if they have special educational needs, living in Essex.

The type of support will vary depending on the type of concern and the severity.ÿ All of the direct support options aim for young people to meet their own goals.ÿ They include


    • Online self-help


    • Sign-posting to other organisations such as Big White Wall


    • Crisis support


    • Specialist assessments


    • Face to face therapy either individually or in groups


Self referral – call 0300 300 1600 to access the EWMHS during working hours.For the out of hours crisis support, please call the general NELFT switchboard on 0300 555 1201 and ask for the EWMHS Crisis Support Service.

Location & Contact Details


Skyline Plaza

45 Victoria Avenue

Southend on Sea



Opening Times

09.00 - 17.00 Monday to Friday

Email Address



0300 300 1600