Mental Health Services

If you are having mental health problems, your GP will provide support and will you refer for further assessment if necessary.

Mental Health Services Available in Southend

EPUT (Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust)

EPUT work with a range of organisations to deliver mental health services to support people in their own homes and from a range of hospital and community-based premises.

Southend Community Mental Health Team

Community Mental Health Teams (CMHT’s) provide mental health care and treatment if you have more complex mental health needs. They can be contacted on 01702 456800.

Children and Young People’s Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Services

This service is for anybody aged between 0-18, living in the Southend, Essex and Thurrock areas, and is free at the point of entry. The service is also for young people with special educational needs (SEN) up to the age of 25. Any young person experiencing emotional wellbeing or mental health problems, or any parent, guardian, professional or teacher of a child who is experiencing emotional wellbeing and mental health difficulties, may access the service.

Call 0300 300 1600 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday to be put through to our three CSPAs and seven Locality teams across Southend, Essex and Thurrock.

For our out of hours and weekend Crisis Support Service, please call the general NELFT switchboard on 0300 555 1201 to be put through to immediate Crisis Support help.

For further advice and support, please go to the SHIP Website or The Schools Learning Network Website.


Page last updated: 04/01/2018