Everyday activities, help and support

Help and support

The information and services listed on this site can help you find out more about local activities and support that can help maintain positive mental wellbeing as part of your everyday life.

If you are worried about your mental health, or if someone in your life is affected, there are many ways to get help. The information below explains how to find out about specific services that deal with mental health problems.

Sussex Mental Healthline

The Mental Healthline is for anyone in West Sussex who has questions or concerns about a mental health related issue. It is available 24 hours seven days a week (including bank holidays) - call NHS 111 and select the mental health option. See the Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust website for more infomation.

West Sussex Mind

West Sussex Mind is an independent local charity. They support people with their mental health, provide specialist training and campaign to improve services.

Pathfinder West Sussex

Pathfinder West Sussex provides the following services in West Sussex:

  • A single point of access to mental health and wellbeing support.
  • A range of services to support people with their mental health and wellbeing.
  • Advice, information and sign-posting, including clear information about what support is available locally.
  • Access to a clinical service provided by nurses and occupational therapists from Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust who work alongside other Pathfinder agencies.

Sussex Recovery College

Sussex Recovery College offers educational courses about mental health and recovery which are designed to increase people's knowledge and skills and promote self-management.

Talking therapies for anxiety and depression

Talking therapy services in West Sussex are run by Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust. A free and confidential service is offered to people aged 18 and over who are registered with a local GP. More details on the Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust website.

Other useful sources of support

Support for parents

Self-harm support for parents and carers

Your Wellbeing hub