North East Essex Crisis Café

The North East Essex Crisis Café provides a safe, welcoming space where people experiencing emotional distress or mental health crisis can receive support outside of normal working hours. This is a community-based alternative to crisis mental health services.

The North East Essex Crisis Café is open 7 days a week (excluding bank holidays) from 5pm to 10pm and you can self-refer by contacting us on 0300 330 9492.

Referral can also be made by a professional such as a GP, emergency services or NHS 111 (option 2) by telephone or email.

The North East Essex Crisis Café provides wellbeing support every evening to those in emotional distress or experiencing a mental health crisis.

Support can be offered face-to-face or alternatively over the phone if appropriate.

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If you are in need of immediate support and do not live in Mid or North East Essex please see the Out of Hours/Crisis Support pages on our website for more information.