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Giles Watling’s Visit to SUMMIT

Friday, 2 November 2018   Giles Watling, Member of Parliament for Clacton, visited SUMMIT a Clacton based charity who predominantly work with people with learning disabilities and/or mental health issues. Giles met with Avril O’Sullivan, Chief Executive of the charity, staff and volunteers to discuss the work they carry out supporting service users. SUMMIT deliver a … Continued

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Charter For Employers Who Are Positive About Mental Health

SUMMIT has signed the Charter for Employers who are Positive about Mental Health.   As an employer we recognise that in the UK, people experiencing mental ill health continue to report stigma and discrimination. We are committed to creating a supportive and open culture, where colleagues are able to talk about mental health. We are … Continued

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Giles Watling MP Visits SUMMIT

The staff and Trustees at SUMMIT were pleased to welcome Giles Watling MP on his visit to SUMMIT House.     He spent time with us and heard first hand from a volunteer who passionately spoke about how the SUMMIT Services Mindfulness course and support has helped to change his life.     Giles said … Continued

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Tea & Talk

Join us at SUMMIT House 10:30-12:00 On the last Friday of every month Meet new friends, Share stories, Peer to Peer Support or Just for fun. *Free refreshments included   Friday 30th November 2018 Friday 25th January 2019 Friday 22nd February 2019 Friday 29th March 2019 Friday 26th April 2019 Friday 31st May 2019 Friday … Continued

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SUMMIT Services – Mindfulness & Relaxation

Our Project The project aims to support people with mental health problems, people with learning difficulties and people with a learning disability. Our structured sessions focus on emotional and physical well-being, personal development as well as providing practical help and support.   Training Sessions & Workshops These structured sessions run on a weekly basis. Topics … Continued

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Black Belt Advocacy

At SUMMITⓇ we have a well-deserved reputation for delivering high quality advocacy.   Our commitment to the professional development of our team underpins our commitment to the vulnerable people that use our service. They deserve the very best.   We are proud to announce that SUMMIT are now members of Kate Mercer training; “Black Belt … Continued

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Congratulations!

Hayley Smith and Mark Aliston are employed by Essex County Council as Health Access Champions and William Westbrook us a member of Essex People’s Parliament in Essex. They all volunteered to be actors for the Access to Health film brochures. This was important because it was felt people watching the films could relate to Hayley, … Continued

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SUMMIT Welcomes Our New Trustee – Alistair Blake!

SUMMIT is delighted to announce Alistair Blake as our new trustee.   Ali is the General Manager of a digital media company. He has a wide range of experience working as an independent advocate and facilitating sports, music and leisure activities. Ali is our newest trustee and he brings a range of skills and talents … Continued

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