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Mental Health

Brighton & Hove has a high rate of mental health problems, so it's important that services get help and support right. Tell us what you think of mental health provision in Brighton and Hove using the form to the right.

You may also be interested in coming along to the LINk mental health action group. This group meets monthly to discuss issues relating to mental health in the city, and is open to anyone with an interest in mental health. Dates of LINk meetings can be found here. We are also proud supporters of the anti-mental health stigma orginisations 'time to change' (details below).

Mental health is about how we think, feel and behave. One in four people in the UK has a mental health problem at some point, which can affect their daily life, relationships or physical health. Mental health problems take many different forms and affect people in different ways. Schizophrenia, depression and personality disorders are all types of mental health problem.

Local Resources

Brighton & Hove Mind
Local information and support around mental health and wellbeing

The Sussex Mental Healthline
Phone: 0300 5000 101
Open between 5pm and 9am weekdays and all day during weekends and bank holidays. Provided by Sussex Partnership Foundation Trust .

There are two mental health hospitals in Brighton and Hove:
Mill View Hospital
Nevill Avenue
Hove
BN3 7HZ
Tel. 01273 696011 (adult mental health services)

Nevill Hospital
Laburnham Avenue
Hove
BN3 7JW
Tel. 01273 821680 (adult mental health services)

National Resources

NHS Choices
Information and advice by NHS choices about mental health.

Rethink
The national mental health charity runs a National Information and Advice Service and produces a lot of information about different aspects of psychosis. Information and Advice Service on 0845 456 0455, Monday to Friday from 10am to 2pm.

MIND
The charity’s website contains information and advice about mental health problems and support and care available.

SANE
Information about schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and other mental health problems, as well as treatments and support for carers. SANEline – 0845 767 8000 – is a national telephone helpline offering support and information for people affected by mental health problems, open 6pm to 11pm every day of the year, including all bank holidays. 

Young Minds
Information for children, young people and parents worried about their children. The YoungMinds Parents Helpline, 0808 802 5544 is open from 9.30am to 4pm on weekdays.

Mental Health Foundation
Information about mental health problems, treatment options and getting help. There is also a directory of organisations and websites that deliver mental health services or offer support and information. 

Counselling Directory
The purpose of the site is ultimately to provide the UK with a huge counselling support network, enabling those in distress to find a counsellor close to them and appropriate for their needs. This is a free, confidential service that will hopefully encourage those in distress to seek help. Please note: the services they promote are not free.

Time to change
A project which aims to reduce mental health stigma across the UK

 

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