There are loads of amazing local and national support services available for you & your loved ones. Please take a look below to see if any of these services can help you further.
Local Support Services
Supporting survivors of sexual violence and abuse in Sussex. “We understand that a healing journey starts with a small step and are here to help you.”
The Carers Centre
Call them if you would like to talk about your caring role and get further information or more direct support.
Grassroots Suicide Prevention
Raising Awareness, providing training and offering a mobile app for those at risk of suicide and people worried about someone.
Mind in Brighton & Hove
01273 66 69 50
Offering advice and information, advocacy and peer support.
Preston Park Recovery Centre 01273 565 049
A welcoming and supportive environment in which people with mental health support needs can learn new skills and get involved in a variety of groups and activities.
Brighton & Hove Wellbeing Service
0300 002 0060
A primary care mental health service for people registered with a Brighton and Hove GP.
Pavilions provides drug and alcohol services for adults in Brighton & Hove. Also for the families and carers supporting those struggling with substance misuse.
National Support Services
“Whatever you’re going through, a Samaritan will face it with you. We’re here 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.”
Suicide and Co
0800 054 8400
A helpline run by bereavement counsellors open Monday-Friday
9am-9pm providing a listening service to anyone bereaved by suicide. Plus free / low cost counselling for anyone bereaved in this way.
0844 967 4848
“Helping you break the chains of anxiety disorders. We provide people with the skills they need to manage their condition and work towards recovery, enabling them to lead more fulfilled lives.”
0300 123 3393
“We won’t give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets both support and respect.”
0300 304 7000
“We believe that no-one affected by mental illness should face crisis, distress or despair completely alone.”
Rethink Mental Illness
0300 5000 927
“We improve the lives of people severely affected by mental illness through our network of local groups and services, expert information and successful campaigning.”
“A one-stop shop for grief support. Their companion app offers the right information, advice, services and community support for every step of your bereavement journey.”
08444 775 774
“Anxiety UK was established to promote the relief and rehabilitation of persons suffering from agoraphobia and associated anxiety disorders, phobias and conditions, in particular, but not exclusively, by raising awareness in such topics.”
0845 390 6232
“We provide support and information to anybody affected by OCD, work to raise awareness of the disorder amongst the public and front-line healthcare workers, and strive to secure a better deal for people with OCD.”
The Compassionate Friends
0345 120 3785
“TCF offers many different kinds of support for bereaved families. Whatever the cause of your loss, wherever you are in the UK, and whatever your circumstances – we are here to help.”
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