If you need urgent help, please contact the organisations listed below.
If you think that you may act on suicidal feelings or you have seriously harmed yourself call for an ambulance or go straight to A&E.
Mental Health Rapid Response Service (MHRRS)
24 hours a day mental health crisis support for individuals that think they are at risk of harming themselves or others.
Call: 0300 304 0078
24/7 confidential listening service providing emotional support for anyone in crisis. Their number is free from landlines and mobiles.
Call: 116 123
Sussex Mental Healthline
Open 5pm to 9am, Monday to Friday and 24 hours at weekends and on bank holidays in Brighton and Hove. Telephone service offering support and information to anyone experiencing mental health problems including stress, anxiety and depression. Also available to carers and healthcare professionals. Text Relay calls and New Generation Text calls from hearing and speech impaired callers welcome.
Call: 0300 5000 101
Sane Mental Health Helpline
Confidential national helpline, 7 days a week, 4.30pm to 10.30pm for emotional support, guidance and information to anyone affected by mental illness, including families, friends and carers.
Call: 0300 304 7000
NHS 111 or your GP
If you need medical help or advice fast but it is not an emergency, call 111 or contact your GP to make an appointment.
Contact Mental Health Services
If you are receiving support from Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust’s mental health services, you should have a care plan and a crisis card. These will include details of who to contact in a crisis.
The Haven at Mill View is a dedicated mental health crisis assessment facility located on the Mill View Hospital site in Nevill Avenue, Hove. 24/7 mental health crisis facility, an alternative to attending A&E for people experiencing a mental health crisis. The Haven is not a walk-in service, assessment is by professional referral only. www.sussexpartnership.nhs.uk/thehaven