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Important Announcement!

Please note that Essex Advocacy’s contract with Essex County Council comes to an end on 30th June 2018. From 9th July onwards, the contract for All Age Advocacy in Essex will be delivered by Rethink.   (Military Advocacy will not be affected by this change)   In the meantime, Essex Advocacy will not be taking … Continued

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Mental Health Awareness Week 14-20 May 2018

Stress: Are We Coping?     On Tuesday 15th May Health Access Champions Mark, Hayley and Alan had a table at the Remembrance Square in County Hall for Mental Health Awareness Week.       It was a very successful day and they shared a lot of leaflets with the public and professionals that attended. … Continued

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The WRAP Project – Coming Soon to SUMMIT Services

The WRAP Project – Wellness Recovery Action Participation   In June 2018 SUMMIT will be introducing a new service. This service is called the WRAP project.   How will we deliver the WRAP Project? The beneficiaries of this project will be adults who may have a range of disabilities. They will be able to engage … Continued

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Tea & Talk

Join us at SUMMIT House 10:30-12:30 on the last Friday of every month Meet new friends, share stories, peer to peer support, just for fun   Dates are as follows:   Friday 27th April 2018 Friday 25th May 2018 Friday 29th June 2018 Friday 27th July 2018 Friday 31st August 2018 Friday 28th September 2018 … Continued

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In Memory of Maxine Exworth (Max)

  Everyone at SUMMIT House was saddened to receive the news of Maxine’s death. She passed away peacefully at home with her husband. Maxine was a trustee and supporter of SUMMIT (Tendring Mental Health Support) for many years. Her well attended funeral took place on Friday 20th April.   She will be sadly missed.

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LAG Meetings 2018

    Below is a table showing the dates and times of the LAG Meetings throughout 2018. Please Note that the Brentwood dates in July and October are still awaiting confirmation. LAG Day and Time May June July August Sept October November December Braintree – Roundwood Garden Centre, Church Street, Bocking CM7 5LJ Monday   … Continued

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Essex People’s Parliament News

  At the March MEPP meeting in Chelmsford we had the pleasure of meeting Gary Bourlet from Learning Disabilities England. Gary has been a self advocate for over 30 years and is Co-Founder of Learning Disability England. Before this, he founded People First England. Gary has a vast amount of experience in working with the … Continued

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Mindfulness + Relaxation Sessions at SUMMIT Services

  Training sessions & workshops These structured sessions run on a weekly basis. Topics that will be covered in these sessions are: Mindfulness: Building a healthy mind body connection, breaking the cycle of negative emotions. Mindfulness movement: A therapy to relax you both physically and mentally. Wellbeing: Understanding the  importance of looking after our  emotional … Continued

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What Our Beneficiaries Say About Us.

On a scale of 1-10 how would you rate the Advocacy Service that you have received from SUMMIT?   10 Excellent “I don’t know what I would be like if my advocate had not been there for me. Not only with my paperwork but emotionally as well. She is a genuine person, and I would … Continued

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CV Training Afternoon

Do you need your current CV updating? or support to compose a new CV? If so, why not join us on our CV training afternoon on Wednesday 13th September 12:30 till 3:30   For more information or to book your place, please contact us on, 01255 429778  

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