Coronavirus/COVID-19 Information

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Mid and North East Essex Mind are taking all the appropriate recommended precautions provided by the NHS and the UK government. Nationally Mind have produced some advice on keeping well during the outbreak and periods of social distancing and isolation. This can be found here.

The Coronavirus is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. To find out the latest UK government response to the virus, please visit their website.

To find out more about how to minimize the spread to others, please visit the NHS website.


We are currently offering telephone appointments for anyone using our Free Counselling, Support, Time and Recovery (STaR) and ASD Connect services.

Telephone appointments are also available within and Private Counselling service, we are still taking referrals, please call 01206 764600 to refer yourself or someone you know.

You can still access our Silvercloud and Chat with Charlie services as normal.

The Clacton Crisis Cafe is closed but will reopen for telephone appointments from Friday 3rd April.

None of our Welcome Cafe’s, activity groups or the Friendship group will run until further notice.

Our telephone lines will remain open Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm on 01206 764600 or you can email


Due to the Government advice on social distancing we have had to put all new recruitment on hold for the foreseeable future. This includes both paid and voluntary roles. We will have new opportunities and as soon as we are able to, the work for us pages will be updated.

In the meantime if you have any specific recruitment queries please email our recruitment team who will be happy to help.

Fundraising and events

Up to date information about our events and those held on our behalf can be found on the What’s On page.

We will keep this page updated with any changes as the situation progresses.

Thank you for your understanding.