Get help with your mental health and wellbeing

If you need help with you your mental health or wellbeing, we can help you.

About mental health and wellbeing

Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social health. Mental wellbeing can be described as feeling good and functioning well.

Our mental health and wellbeing affects how we think, feel, and act. 

Where to get help

If you’re worried about your mental health or wellbeing speak to your GP. They can give you advice about the support and treatment that’s available. 

Find out about talking therapies, workshops and courses on the Brighton & Hove Wellbeing Service website.

Phone the Wellbeing Service Monday - Friday, 8am - 6pm on 0300 002 0060 or send an email to bics.brighton-and-hove-wellbeing@nhs.net if you’re experiencing:

  • depression
  • anxiety or worry
  • social anxiety
  • panic attacks
  • traumatic memories
  • obsessive compulsive disorder

For courses to help you understand and manage your mental health and wellbeing, phone Sussex Recovery College on 01273 749 500 or send an email to recoverycollege@southdownhousing.org.

Find mental health and wellbeing services on the The NHS Sussex Partnership Trust website. These services are free, but your GP has to refer you.

If you need help to express your views and wishes, an advocate could help.

How to get help in a crisis

If you or someone else is at immediate risk of harm, phone the police on 999.

Get support and information from Sussex Mental Healthline. This includes friends and family members worried about someone.

You can phone them on 0300 500 0101, Monday to Friday 5pm to 9am. They are available 24 hours a day at weekends and bank holidays.

The Mental Health Rapid Response Service provide urgent help for people in a crisis. You can phone them on 0300 304 0078, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Get more information about how to get help in a crisis from The Sussex Partnership

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