A Welcome Space

Meet, chat & relax at our weekly Welcome Cafe’s

Get Active!

Try our Boxfit, Gym, Badminton and Walking Groups

Recovery Through Nature

Get outdoors to learn how to grow & protect

Be Creative

Develop your Artistic and Crafting Skills


Our service is designed for people from across Essex who are looking for support with recovery from substance and alcohol addiction and / or mental ill health issues.​ We support you on your journey of recovery by providing a range of inclusive meeting groups in safe, organised places where you can find new friends, meet with mentors, learn skills and simply be yourself.


A Map of Recovery

Futures in Mind runs groups across most of Essex. You can find groups and activities to enjoy in your area by downloading a map and list that you can print out.

Latest News

Harlow Community Garden

Join the team at the Herts & Essex Community Farm, Harlow, every Monday from 9:30 to 12:30. It’s a great time of year to be getting outdoors and working with nature.

Rise Up Walking Challenge

This September, representatives of Phoenix Futures, including Futures in Mind, will be climbing the three peaks of the UK, as part of our celebration of Recovery Month.

Recovery Stories


The Futures In Mind service is part of Phoenix Futures. At our core, we support individuals, families and communities where individuals are recovering from drug, alcohol and mental health problems. And one of our greatest assets is the incredible team of staff and volunteers who support our work. If you’d like to find out more or volunteer yourself give us a call on 01376 316126


For Men’s Health Week we’re celebrating stories from some of our service users and volunteers. Meet Garry Waite, 4 years clean, an inspiration to all. Thank you Garry for sharing your journey to recovery

Our Sponsors & Partners