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Getting support with your Mental Health

Mental health support

Here at Arch, we understand the stress of facing homelessness, and the mental health challenges our patients can face. If you are worried about your mental health, please contact us to make an appointment, and we can work together to support you.

Below are some Brighton and Sussex helplines and resources to help you with any mental health challenges. You may also want to check out this leaflet from Groundswell which explains your rights to mental health support.

Frontline workers and other professionals: See this presentation from Arch GP Dr Tim Worthley, on navigating mental health services in Brighton and Hove, to most effectively support your clients.

Info for professionals

Help with your mental health: Sussex and National helplines and services

Self-help, telephone support, helplines

Here are some links to  information, resources and tips about how to support your wellbeing.

  • Sussex Mental Healthline: provides direct support for mental wellbeing and signposting to other services. Sussex Mental Healthline 24/7 telephone service: 0300 5000 101.
  • Every Mind Matters: NHS resource to support you in looking after your mental wellbeing.
  • Adult e-wellbeing: digital wellbeing service run by YMCA DownsLink Group, for adults over the age of 25 who live in Sussex (including Brighton & Hove).
  • Together Co: Support to navigate local services and make connections with people and places to support your health and wellbeing. Social Prescribing Brighton & Hove | Together Co 01273 229 382

For young people:


Referral services

  • Mental Health Rapid Response Service (MHRRS): provides support for adults (18+) experiencing a mental health crisis. Anyone can refer: 0300 304 0078 – if the line is busy, an advice message will be given.
  • Community Roots is a group of sixteen community groups working together to provide prevention, wellbeing and recovery support for people with a range of mental health issues. Support for carers and families is also available. A Freephone Central Access Point phone number is operated by a team of Community Navigators who can guide people through the support available and provide professional advice. Self-refer online or call 0808 196 1768. Open Monday to Friday 9-5pm.
  • Brighton and Hove Wellbeing Service: wellbeing service supporting people with mild to moderate mental health difficulties. The service provides talking therapies to adults (18+) with mild to moderate depression, anxiety disorders and some trauma. The Children and Young People’s (CYP) service provides a range of treatment for young people from 4-25 who require support for anxiety, low mood, stress and phobias. The service offers an open access Advice and Information Service to the public as well as to Wellbeing clients. Self-refer online or call 0300 002 0060 Email:
  • Sussex Partnership Foundation Trust (SPFT): specialist mental health service. Access to support
    is via GP and primary care team and other professional referral routes. Find more information about the Trust

Drug and Alcohol services

Drug and Alcohol Services: To contact call on 01273 731900 or email Brighton and Hove Recovery Service




Finance, addiction, general support

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