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1. About this Self-Referral - PLEASE READ CAREFULLY


Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Wellbeing Service has a limited service offer at this time. 

If you are concerned about your mental health and need to talk to one of our clinical team, please complete this form. For latest information, please see our website: www.brightonandhovewellbeing.org

In the meantime, if your situation worsens or you need urgent support, you can find appropriate contact details outlined below and at the end of the form.


IMPORTANT CRISIS AND SUPPORT SERVICE DETAILS

If you are in crisis please consider the following options to access support:
  • Call the Sussex Mental Healthline on 0300 5000 101. They offer crisis care 24 hours a day, seven days a week to anyone in Sussex needing urgent mental health support.
  • If you feel you are not able to keep yourself safe, but do not need immediate medical assistance, you should call the Mental Health Rapid Response Service on 0300 304 0078 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week including bank holidays). MHRRS are able to offer immediate support, as well as refer on for further support from other mental health teams where needed. Patients, health professionals, and carers can also ring for advice.
  • Call the Samaritans on 116 123 or visit www.samaritans.org (for anyone distressed or thinking of suicide, or in crisis)
  • If you would prefer support via text you can do so by texting Shout to 85258

Information on other support services can be found at https://www.mindcharity.co.uk/crisis-services/

For more advice on coping with suicidal thoughts, please visit the following sites:
NHS: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/suicide/
Mind: https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/types-of-mental-health-problems/suicidal-feelings/helping-yourself-now/

Please keep this information in a safe place in case you need it.