This service is the first of its kind in England and offers an inclusive support for people with substance and alcohol addiction and/or mental ill health. The service has been commissioned by Essex County Council and has been co-produced with service users.

Mind in West Essex

Mind in West Essex is your local mental health charity.

They adapt and respond to the needs of our community to ensure you get the most appropriate support to manage your mental health.

The Vision is for West Essex to be a place where people talk openly and positively about mental health, and where everyone gets the support and respect needed to live well.


Phoenix Futures

Phoenix Futures have helped people overcome drug and alcohol problems for over 45 years. They provide residential, prison, community and specialist services. Currently, Phoenix Futures provides the Full Circle service to offenders with additional and complex needs in Essex.

Phoenix Futures is dedicated to helping individuals, families, and communities recover from drug and alcohol problems.


Mid & North East Essex Mind

Mid and North East Essex Mind, a local mental health charity. They believe no one should have to face a mental health problem alone. Here for everybody, whether they’re stressed, depressed or in crisis.

Working with children from the age of 5 and adults of all ages – some people use their services for only a little while and others might need help for longer. Offering many different types of help including adult counselling services and adult peer support groups.

Referral and Initial Information

Emergency Contact

Further Details

How can Futures in Mind Help?


Futures in Mind are committed to maintaining confidentiality. All information about you is kept securely and not shared with anyone outside our organisation without your permission, or unless exceptional circumstances occur. Your data is held electronically on a secure data base.
If we believe there is a risk of harm to you or others we will inform the appropriate persons (such as relevant agencies and services), but we would always endeavour to let you know about this in advance.