Mental Health & Emotional Wellbeing Support
If you are wishing to contact the surgery out of hours due to a mental health crisis please call 111.
If you are feeling suicidal please refer to the below:
The StayAlive app is a suicide prevention resource for the UK, packed full of useful information and tools to help you stay safe in crisis.
Tap HERE to download the StayAlive App
116 123 (24 hrs)
Many people find from time-to-time that their mental health or emotional wellbeing is not as resilient as they may like. There is lots of support available, in the form of individual care from our clinical team as well as many resources to help manage symptoms and build resilience.
In addition to the support from our clinical team, we are pleased to be able to offer our patients support in the form of Mental Health Support Workers who are there to support patients (both adults and children) who are struggling to cope with stress, anxiety, depression or a personality disorder. You can read more about this service HERE
There are also plenty of online resources, the majority of which can be accessed free of charge, which can help with coping mechanisms and understanding and managing your mental health.
Here are a few that our patients have found useful and our practitioners recommend:
Sussex Mental Healthline - 0800 0309 500 (24 hrs)
The Sussex Mental Healthline is a 24/7 telephone service offering listening support, advice, information and signposting to anyone experiencing difficulties with their mental health.
The service is available to anyone concerned about their own mental health or that of a relative or friend and this includes carers and healthcare professionals. You do not need an appointment.
The Sussex Mental Healthline offers support to those who may be in crisis, distressed and in urgent need of help with their mental health.
Staying Well Worthing - 01903 268107
Mind’s Staying Well service offers evening (5pm-10.30pm) and weekend (12pm-10.30pm) support to help manage mental health in times of crisis. You need to refer yourself and this can take a few days, so it is helpful to do this as soon as you feel you may need extra help.
Time to Talk - 01903 703540
Are you feeling sad, lost or anxious? Time to Talk offer a range of talking therapies that can help you feel better. Time to Talk’s friendly therapists can help you work through your problems and support you to live life to the fullest again.
Sussex Recovery College
Sussex Recovery College offers educational courses (both online and in person) that focus on mental health and recovery and help to increase your knowledge and promote self-management. Please note courses book up very quickly so if the one you would like to complete is not available, it is worth checking back regularly.
Better Health – Every Mind Matters
Every Mind Matters is a national mental health resource from the NHS. It includes advice and tips on managing your mental health.
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