We care about your Mental Health,

We are your MATES...

What is MATES ?

MATES CIC was created to be a safe community where people can speak openly about mental health. It’s about honest, friendly and real conversations. 

MATES was created in 2017 by Dave Chase who recruited some of his own mates to volunteer and help create a new online an in-person mental health support group.

Essex Live ran a 4 week campaign about the work MATES does in the community and interviewed a number of our ambassadors. Click on the image beside to read the full article!

To learn more about MATES, click the image below!

MATES  Events

 At MATES, we hold numerous regular events... something for everyone! 

Click the image below to see more information on what's coming up. Or if you are looking for a specific event, see our list of Clubs and Associations below!

MATES  Clubs and Associations

As well as events, MATES has some well established groups and associations!

Click on the relevant banner below to learn more!