Mental health services


Local and national services providing support to anyone affected by a mental health condition, including families and carers. These services can support you to access appropriate services in your area.

Aldrington Day Hospital

A local day hospital providing mental health services for older people. Part of Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

Brighton and Hove Wellbeing Service

Mental health service for adults in Brighton & Hove who are registered with a GP in Brighton & Hove. They offer mental health support through a guided self-help service, talking therapies, brief interventions for people with complex needs, and community services. These can be accessed one to one, in groups, through courses, on the telephone – depending on your needs and situation.

Community Links

A local service providing short-term, flexible support for people with mental health challenges in Brighton and Hove.

They will support you to find out about, and access, activities in your local community that you’re interested in and help you create links with support agencies and groups. They will encourage you to have confidence in your own abilities and work with you to overcome challenges.

Find Get Give

A local service for young people who are experiencing mental health or emotional wellbeing difficulties.

The site offers advice and support on a range of low to moderate mental health or emotional wellbeing issues such as anxiety, depression, self-harm and eating disorders as well as signposting to services that are more specialist where your need is greater.

All services accept self-referrals and some offer drop-in sessions.

Macmillan – Impetus Cancer Advocacy

Part of Impetus, this local service provides independent advocacy to adults with learning disabilities, mental health problems, autism, and older people who are affected by cancer.

Mental Health Foundation

A national charity providing information aiming to help people understand, protect and sustain their mental health.

Mental health rapid response service

A local support line that offers a rapid assessment service for people suffering from mental health problems who are at risk and may not be able to keep themselves safe, or who are considering attending Accident & Emergency (A&E) for help with their mental health.

Opening hours: 24 Hours a day, 7 days a week

Mill View Hospital

Mill View is a local hospital for adults with mental health problems. It has four inpatient wards for general mental health and one for substance misuse services.


A national organisation that provides advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding. You can find information on your diagnosis, treatment options and where to go for support. They can also help you make choices about treatment, understand your rights or reach out to other sources of support.