Mind in Brighton and Hove is committed to establishing and maintaining positive partnerships to improve services for our clients.
Our current partnerships include:
Right Here Brighton and Hove
Right Here Brighton and Hove is led by young people aged 16-25 to promote the mental and emotional wellbeing of young people in the city.
Right Here Brighton and Hove is a partnership between Sussex Central YMCA, Mind in Brighton and Hove, Brighton and Hove Children and Families Services and the PCT. The project is one of four that are part of the Right Here collaboration between the Paul Hamlyn Foundation and the Mental Health Foundation which will run until 2014.
The Brighton and Hove Advocacy Partnership
The Brighton and Hove Advocacy Partnership brings together a unique combination of specialist advocacy providers to deliver an integrated advocacy service across Brighton and Hove.
- Mind in Brighton and Hove – Advocacy support for people with mental health issues
- Brighton and Hove Speak Out – Advocacy support for people with a learning disability
- The Fed Centre for Independent Living – Advocacy support for people with physical and sensory impairments
- Brighton and Hove Age UK – Advocacy support for people of 50 plus
- Brighton and Hove Impetus – Advocacy support for adults with learning disabilities involved in family court proceedings
B&H Wellbeing Service
Sussex Partnership Trust, Brighton Integrated Care Service, Turning Point
Brighton and Hove Wellbeing Service. Brighton & Hove Wellbeing Service is a community based service for patients with mild to moderate mental health needs including depression and anxiety. It is a primary care led service integrating different specialist workers into GP practices across the city. It offers a range of short term treatment and interventions including 1 to 1 treatment, counselling, CBT therapy and a range of group work.
The service aims to:
- Improve outcomes for patients
- Focus on well being and recovery including prevention
- Deliver to the highest quality clinical standards
- Create a primary care owned and led service
- Provide community and city wide solutions
- Deliver joined up, integrated care.
Lighthouse Recovery Support Service
Lighthouse Recovery Support at the Allen Centre is a new day service for people with a diagnosis of personality disorder. The service is delivered in partnership with Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and Sussex Oakleaf, with Sussex Oakleaf and Mind in Brighton and Hove delivering a programme of community activities alongside the Trust’s clinical programme.
Healthwatch Brighton and Hove
Healthwatch Brighton and Hove is a new health watchdog run by and for local people. It is independent of the NHS and the Council. Healthwatch B&H can help you get the best out of your health and care services and gives you a voice so you can influence and challenge how health and care services are provided locally. It can also provide you with information about local health and care services, and support you if you need help to resolve a complaint about your NHS care or treatment.
Mind in Brighton and Hove will be working with specialist providers across the city to promote and improve the experience of people with mental health problems through Healthwatch.
B&H Independent Complaints Advocacy Service (ICAS)
B&H ICAS is a free and independent service that can help you make a complaint about your NHS care or treatment. The advocacy complaints service will support Brighton and Hove residents who need support to resolve a complaint about healthcare commissioned or provided by NHS England.
B&H ICAS service is delivered in partnership with B&H Impetus, Age UK B&H, Mind in Brighton and Hove, Mind Out, SpeakOut and Sussex Interpreting Services.