This website includes wellbeing tips, information on mental health issues and how to care for others experiencing mental health problems.
Visit - NHS - Every Mind Matters
Our Frontline offers healthcare workers round-the-clock one-to-one support, by call or text, from trained volunteers, plus resources, tips and ideas to look after your mental health. All NHS staff can:
- Call a confidential staff support line 0800 069 6222 for wellbeing support, daily from 7am to 11pm.
- Call 0300 303 4434 from 8am to 8pm 7 days a week to speak with counsellors who are experts in bereavement, grief and trauma.
Visit - Our Frontline
The Sussex Mental Healthline is a local 24-hour NHS mental healthline service, available to anyone concerned about their own mental health or that of a relative or friend. A trained and experienced team is on hand ready to listen and offer urgent mental health support, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Telephone: 0800 0309 500
- Bespoke Health and Wellbeing Support is collaborating with staff networks to develop a number of bespoke support offers for BME NHS colleagues.
- MindOut is a local mental health service run for LGBTQ+ people experiencing mental health difficulties. You can access online support via the MindOut website, or access Peer Support groups either online or by telephoning 01273 234 839.
- Switchboard offers a range of services to the LGBTQ+ community within Sussex, including offering a helpline, an LGBTQ+ Disability and Neurodiversity group, and a Trans and Non-Binary Link which involves Social Prescribing.
- Refuge has a National Domestic Abuse Helpline offering free and confidential advice for victims 24 hours a day on 0808 2000 247, or you can contact them through the contact form or live chat service.
- If you are a male victim, you can access specific support through the Men’s Advice Helpline on 0808 801 0327.
- Victim Support is a charity that can offer emotional and practical help to people who have been affected by crime in Sussex, including domestic violence. Brighton & Hove Domestic Abuse service is a specialist service within Victim Support that can offer independent information, advice, support and advocacy for victims.
- The Sussex Bereavement Helpline can provide information, guidance and practical support for those who have lost a loved one. This helpline is open Monday-Friday 8am-5pm on 0300 111 2141.
- The NHS Bereavement Support line can offer free emotional support for bereavement, grief and trauma. It is open 8am-8pm seven days a week on 0300 303 4434.
- Scope is a national disability equality charity. They provide practical information and emotional support when it's most needed.
- Aspens is a charity that helps children, young people and adults with a range of disabilities and complex needs, providing highly personalised support to enable people to learn new skills, live life to the full and contribute to society wherever possible.
- Amaze is a local charity giving information, advice and support to families of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) across Sussex.