Local Services

The following services are available to all patients in the East and Central Brighton PCN. 

Local Services and Self-referrals


Brighton & Hove Wellbeing Service

NHS mental health service, offering low and high intensity CBT, referrals to PCMHPs and some offer of counselling for depression.
Website + info: Brighton and Hove Wellbeing Service
Self-referral: Brighton & Hove Wellbeing Service Referral (spft.nhs.uk)


Staying Well

An out of hours mental health crisis prevention service, providing psychosocial support, crisis prevention planning, increasing resilience and coping skills.
Website + info: Staying Well Space - Southdown
Self-referral: Staying Well Brighton & Hove (tfaforms.net)


Mental Health Rapid Response Service

An urgent response service for people when they are in a mental health crisis and are at immediate risk of harming themselves or others.
Mental Health Rapid Response service (MHRRS) : Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Tel: 0300 304 0078



This is a 24/7 national listening service providing confidential, non-judgemental emotional support.

Tel: 116 123


Sussex Mental Healthline

A 24/7 telephone service offering listening support, advice, information and signposting to anyone experiencing difficulties with their mental health.

Sussex Mental Healthline :: Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Tel: 0800 0309 500


Mind Out

An LGBTQ mental health service, that offers a range of services including advice and information, peer support, and counselling.
MindOut | Mental Health Charity for LGBTQ community


St. Luke’s Advice Service

Service who provide free advice, information and help with form filling in relation to debts, benefits, tax credits, pension credit, debt relief order and bankruptcy.
Home - St Luke's Advice Service (stlukesadviceservice.org.uk)


Brighton Unemployed Centre

Provide practical support, education, advice and more to the unemployed, those living in poor conditions, benefit claimants, the unwaged, families and those on low incomes. Services include childcare, a daily lunch, welfare rights activities and computer support.


Survivors Network

Support survivors of sexual violence and abuse in Sussex, including helpline and email support, peer support group and counselling.
Home - Survivors Network



A charity that helps people affected by domestic abuse. Services include a helpline, practical support, advice, refuge accommodation, support groups, workshops, and counselling.
Freedom from domestic abuse | RISE (riseuk.org.uk)


Cruse Bereavement Support

Helpline, online chat and one to one support availability.
Brighton local office number - 01273 234007
Home - Cruse Bereavement Support



The Sussex Beacon: Service for Women and Families, Peer Mentoring, Day Service, and Mindfulness services. Click here to make a referral. They also offer one to one and group support in a safe, supportive space to build confidence and meet other people living with HIV. Click here to visit their website. 



Brighton Women's Centre: Service for women from all backgrounds, facing all kinds of issues, to live happier lives. They offer short-term therapy to all self-identifying women and are able to offer a combination of talking therapy and movement psychotherapy. Click here to visit their website. 



Change, Grow, Live: Recovery service for drug and alcohol users. Click here to make a referral. They offer support and treatment to help you achieve your goals. Click here to visit their website.



Oasis Project: Service for people affected by drugs and alcohol. Click here to make a referral. They help women, children and families find the strength and opportunities to make choices that lead to change. Click here to visit their website.


PANDAS: Free weekly peer support group for parents or pregnant people who are feeling lonely, anxious, low, overwhelmed, angry, or scared. Click here to visit their website.


The Clare Project: Drop-in group for trans, non-binary, intersex, gender-variant and questioning people to connect with each other, chat and receive support. Click here to visit their website.
jl Just Life: They support people with varying needs throughout their journey into and out of temporary accommodation. You can make a referral for their different services. Click here to visit their website.


UOK: They support people’s health, wellbeing and independence. Click here to make a self-referral. If you would like more information, click here to visit their website.
bb Beezee Bodies: They help to create healthy habits and run free courses for families, young people and adults. They also have the option of making a referral. Click here to visit their website.
 sleepstation Sleepstation: They are a clinically validated sleep improvement programme that can help you sleep better. Click here to make for self-referral.

OptimaUK: They are offering a range of different courses designed to support small groups of users to understand more about their mental health, and help them to develop suitable coping mechanisms. Courses include: Managing anxiety, Managing overwhelming emotions, 5 ways to wellbeing, Living with suicidal thoughts. Click here for more information on the courses. If you are interested in any of these courses, please email sxicb-bh.ecb-pcn-team@nhs.net 


NHS self-help leaflets

Self Help Leaflets - Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust (ntw.nhs.uk)

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