Mind in Brighton and Hove works to promote good mental health in our city and across Sussex.
We seek to empower people to lead a full life as part of their community.
We are an independent charity and receive no funding from the National Mind charity. Your donations support our work across Sussex.


Mind Services

Our servicesMind run a range of services in Brighton & Hove and West Sussex. Find out about what we offer and how we can support you. Read more.

Advice & Information

Advice and InformationIf you’re living with a mental health problem, or supporting someone who is, find out about our range of local and national services and well-being information and advice. Read more


Focus on Well-being

In an interview with Mind in Brighton and Hove, Dr Rebecca Jarvis encourages people to talk to their GP about mental health concerns and gives useful advice such as what people can do to help prepare for the appointment, what help a GP can give, what can be done in an emergency and information for people who are concerned about a friend or family member.

Watch the interview and more information from finding a GP to making the most of your GP appointment here.

crisis help

If you are feeling suicidal or in crisis the best thing is to talk. Speak to somebody you trust or contact a service who can offer you support. If you think that somebody that you know might be suicidal – ask them.

The National Mind Booklets How to Cope with Suicidal Feelings and Suicide Supporting Someone Else both have lots of helpful information.

You can contact your GP or call the NHS 111 number who can help you to access specialist mental health telephone or face to face support.If you are known to mental health services and need urgent mental health support you can contact your care co-ordinator.

At the evenings and weekends, you can contact The Mental Health Rapid Response Service  (MHRRS) on 01273 242220

The Samaritans:  116 123 offer 24 Hour Confidential emotional support for anyone in a crisis. Can also email, text 07725 909090 or drop-in 10 am – 10 pm at Dubarry House, Newtown Road (near Hove Park Villas) Hove, BN3 6AE.