South East & Central Essex Mind Update

South East & Central Essex Mind Update

Suicide Awareness Online Short Course

Friday 10 Sept is World Suicide Prevention Day.

To help raise awareness, South East and Central Essex Mind will be hosting 3 online sessions throughout the day on Thurs 30 Sept as part of Suicide Prevention Month this September.

Get your place on this insightful course with just a £1 donation to our charity – no previous experience needed. Through learning together, we can help break the stigma still surrounding poor mental health and suicide.

Morning, afternoon and evening sessions are available. Book your place via Eventbrite:

Morning Session — 10am – 12 midday:
Afternoon Session — 2pm – 4pm:
Evening Session — 7pm – 9pm:

If you are interested in other mental health training please feel free get in touch with SECE Mind via


Get a full Mental Health First Aid qualification with SECE Mind

Tickets for our next 2 day online Mental Health First Aid course close on 3 Oct– Book via our Eventbrite page

Become a fully qualified Mental Health First Aider⁠ online this autumn through our charity and gain the confidence to help prevent a mental health crisis, no previous experience need— Limited places available at just £145 PP (RRP £300!) All purchases help support SECE Mind, your local mental health charity.⁠ Bookings close Sun 3 Oct, so hurry!⁠


‘Somewhere To Turn’ Volunteers needed

Our ‘Somewhere to Turn’ Service is the first point of contact for those seeking information on local mental health services and support – We are looking for volunteers from all backgrounds to assist our charity and help us expand this invaluable frontline service.

Full training is provided and different shifts are available. If you are interested in this rewarding role helping to support local people, please follow the link for more info and our application form!


Become SECE Mind Trustee

Why not become a Trustee and volunteer for South East and Central Essex Mind, we would love to have you!⁠

⁠We are particularly interested in those with a legal background, previous service users and/or those with lived experience of a mental health condition. ⁠

⁠Becoming a trustee is a great opportunity for professionals, local business people and individuals alike to support your local mental health charity and broaden your experience.⁠

⁠Our board of trustees are volunteers who bring a diverse range of skills, relevant knowledge or experience together with the enthusiasm to help our charity make a difference.⁠

⁠Find out more via our blog post and contact our CEO, Caroline at to express your interest.⁠

Jamie Langstone