Headway Essex

Providing Brain Injury Care & Support

Personal Stories

Below you will find stories of people who have found help and support through Headway Essex.


Christine Sleeth

One step back was all it took to change John’s life. One step back to fall down a cellar and hit his head. John was knocked out for a very short time but all he remembers is coming round and not being able to speak or move.

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Tim Arnold

In January 2008 our lives changed forever. My wife Debi was driving home down a country lane when her car aquaplaned across the road and into the path of a 16 ton tractor.

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Donate to Headway Essex

Headway Essex joins the Essex Lottery

Headway Essex is delighted to say that we have joined the Essex Lottery, which is expected to be one of the largest Council-run lotteries in the country! For every £1 ticket you purchase, 50p will go directly to your chosen cause, which if you choose Headway Essex, will be us! And, you’ll be in with a chance of winning up to £25,000.  

Not only will we receive half the proceeds, an additional 10p will be donated to a central Essex Lottery fund, which will see small grants given to a wide range of good causes in Essex.

Registering is free and easy to complete, with no administration charge. To register, visit www.essexlottery.co.uk


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