1. About this Self-Referral - PLEASE READ CAREFULLY

PLEASE READ: In light of COVID-19, we are continually reviewing our service offer and how we can deliver services safely. For the latest information, please visit our website: https://www.brightonandhovewellbeing.org/covid-19-updates

If you are concerned about your mental health and need to talk to one of our clinical team, please complete this form. 

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.


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.