Sir David Amess, MP: Tributes and local information

Support information and advice

Support for the public

If you have been affected by the tragic killing of Sir David Amess, please reach out and talk to someone. There is lots of support here in Southend, and nationally, so please do take care and make contact if you need to. Below are some local and national contacts that are here, ready to speak to you.

Victim support:

If you feel that you, or someone you know, needs support following a terrorist attack, emotional and practical support is available for you, details are on the .Gov website.
Helpline: 0808 168 9111 (24/7)
Victim support on Facebook

Samaritans:

Support information on the Samaritans website

Phone: 116 123

Email: jo@samaritans.org

Therapy for You:

Therapy for You provide talking therapy in Southend and Castle Point and Rochford.

Refer yourself by calling 01268 739128 or email epunft.contactcentre.iapt@nhs.net. Your GP can also refer you.

They can help with

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement
  • Trauma

Support for Councillors

This event has shocked the whole community and people are here to help you too. Please do contact friends, family and colleagues if you need to speak about Friday's tragic events, or to get advice. The employee assistance programme is available to you and has people ready to speak to you at any time. Alternatively, please do seek support from other colleagues and your political party if needed.

Employee Assistance Programme: 0800 0305182. This is a 24 hour number.

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