Other and Specialist Mental Health Services

Most Mental Health Services in Brighton and Hove are provided by Sussex Partnership NHS Trust.

More Specialist Services include the following:

NHS OCD Clinic

Sussex Partnership NHS foundation Trust and The Brighton Integrated Care Service have opened a specialist clinic for people suffering with Obsessive Compulsive Disorders.

The Brighton and Hove Perinatal Service (BHPS)

Targets antenatal women who develop mental health problems related to pregnancy, women with post-natal mental illness and women with pre-existing psychiatric illness.

The Early Intervention in Psychosis Service (EIP)

Provides support to 14 – 35 year olds experiencing their first episode of psychosis.

The Brighton and Hove Eating Disorder Service (BHEDS)

Is a multi-disciplinary service providing a part time group therapy programme for adults with a mild – moderate eating disorder.

The Assertive Outreach Team

Works with people who have continuing mental health problems and are commonly also affected by drug or alcohol misuse, difficulty in sustaining tenancies or contact with the criminal justice system. The team Service users may have had experiences of mental health services where it has been difficult for other teams to keep in touch and provide support.

The Living Well with Dementia Service

Works with people who have a diagnosis of dementia with complex needs to maintain individualsin their own home if appropriate and assist in the transfer of care if required.

The Mental Health Homeless team

Is a Community Mental Health Team for homeless or insecurely house people providing a primary mental health outreach service as well as ongoing treatment.

The Crisis Resolution Home Treatment Team

Works to provide an alternative to hospitalisation and to facilitate earlier discharge from hospital for adults with an acute psychiatric crisis.

The Transition Team

Offer short term practical support to adults to cope with a transition such as discharge from hospital, moving house etc.

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