Mind in Brighton and Hove is committed to establishing and maintaining positive partnerships to improve services for our clients.
Our current partnerships include:
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.
Advocacy provided by the partnership includes Specialist Community Advocacy and Independent Advocacy under the Care Act 2014.
- 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
- Possability People – 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 Community Mental Health Advocacy partnership
Mind in Brighton and Hove, MindOut
Mind in Brighton and Hove and MindOut work in partnership to provide Community Advocacy for people living in Brighton and Hove experiencing mental health issues. MindOut is a mental health service run by and for lesbians, gay men, bisexual, trans, and queer people.
B&H Wellbeing Service
Sussex Partnership Trust, Here, Mind in Brighton and Hove, YMCA Downslink
Brighton & Hove Wellbeing Service is a community based service for children, young people and adults with mild to moderate mental health needs including depression and anxiety. It is a primary care led treatment service integrating different specialist workers across the city. It offers a range of short term treatment and interventions including advice and information, 1 to 1, online CBT, counselling, face to face and telephone CBT therapy and a range of wellbeing and therapeutic group work for all ages.
Lighthouse Recovery Support Service
Lighthouse Recovery Support at the Allen Centre is an intensive day service for people with a diagnosis of personality disorder. The service provides a range of therapeutic interventions, ranging from intensive psychological therapies, art therapies and occupational therapy, to general support, advice and information and activity groups both at the centre and community-based. 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.
Brighton and Hove Mental Health Engagement Project (LiVE – Listening to the Voice of Experience)
The project provides engagement opportunities for people aged 16 + with personal and lived experience of mental health issues (their own or those of someone they care for) with an interest in improving and developing local mental health services locally.
We organise consultation including focus groups and online surveys on key mental health topics & issues to provide feedback to commissioners of mental health services and local service providers. The project is delivered in partnership with YMCA Downslink who lead on and deliver the young people’s engagement work.
Pathfinder West Sussex
Through Pathfinder West Sussex we are linked to a network of mental health support hubs and services provided across West Sussex. Pathfinder West Sussex is an alliance of organisations working together to enable people with mental health support needs, and their carers, to improve their mental health and wellbeing. Pathfinder West Sussex includes the following organisations: