Mental Health

  • Southdown Homelessness Prevention & Mental Health Support (Brighton & Hove)

    Southdown Homelessness Prevention & Mental Health Support in Brighton and Hove provide short-term flexible support to prevent homelessness and improve people’s mental health and wellbeing.

    This is a free service for adults in Brighton and Hove who are at risk of homelessness, need support to secure or sustain their accommodation and/or have an identified mental health need.

    You can access more information on the service here.

    Download the referral form here

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  • Parents Unlimited

    Parents Unlimited is a social group that recognises the challenges and triumphs in life that being a parent with disabilities, long-term health conditions or impairments can sometimes bring.

    The group is run by and for parents with disabilities. It does not offer any counselling, professional advice or childcare.

    They host a Facebook group ‘Parents Unlimited – Brighton & Hove Disabled Parents’ (please use the link provided by the Facebook icon below) and are currently in the process of establishing monthly meet-ups in the Brighton & Hove area, to which disabled parents are welcome to bring their children along, as well as partners or PAs.

    For more information please follow the link to the website below.

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  • Refugee Radio

    Refugee Radio is a charity that was formed by refugee and human rights workers in 2008. They are run by a board of Trustees, including refugees and broadcasters who support refugees, asylum seekers and vulnerable migrants. They run community projects supporting people experiencing mental health issues, isolation and social exclusion; using radio and music to give a voice to those who do not have one.

    Working with refugees, asylum seekers and other vulnerable migrants Refugee Radio provide practical support and advice as well as cultural activities in order to help individuals and promote social change.

    By using radio and the media to raise awareness of their situation, Refugee Radio provide an opportunity for refugees, asylum seekers and vulnerable migrants to share their experiences in a range of projects, enabling their voices to be heard and to campaign for human rights. See their website for more information on projects as well as access to podcasts and documentaries.

    They provide a weekly Resilience Support Group which provides support with issues including stress, depression, PTSD and Anxiety; and also a casework service that provides advice and support with health, housing, benefits, work and education.

    Support group Flyer

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  • My Life Brighton & Hove Online Directory

    Supported by Brighton & Hove City Council and Brighton and Hove Clinical commissioning Group, My Life is an online directory listing local Brighton and Hove as well as national organisations and services to support everyday living.

    The directory separates out services into easily navigable categories, helping you find the right organisation for your specific needs.

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  • BHEDS Peer to Peer Support Group – Family, Friends and Carers

    This support group allows carers as well as family and friends of those suffering from eating disorders to share and discuss their experiences with other carers within monthly meetings. Through this, service users are given the opportunity to receive peer support; seek information and advice on eating disorders to enable better understanding of symptoms; and seek information regarding gateways to support (e.g. counselling, other therapies and support groups).

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  • BHEDS Peer to Peer Support Group – Mixed Gender

    The Peer Support Service is for all adults who are directly affecting by eating disorders.
    The main purpose for the groups is to provide those who attend a space to meet with others in a similar situation to share their experiences and coping strategies. The groups aim is to ease isolation by offering inclusion to those who attend.

    The group offers: A safe and welcoming environment where sufferers can share and discuss their experiences; Monthly meetings with other sufferers to offer and receive peer support; Information and advice on eating disorders to enable better understanding of symptoms; gateways to support (e.g. counselling, other therapies and support groups).

    Anyone affected by eating disorders and problem eating over the age of eighteen from the Brighton and Hove area is able to attend the groups. Those wishing to attend are welcome to be part of the Peer Support group whether or not they are currently receiving support such as counselling or other therapies.

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  • Al-Anon Family Groups

    Al-Anon Family Groups provide support to anyone whose life is, or has been, affected by someone else’s drinking, regardless of whether that person is still drinking or not. Al-Anon hold regular meetings where members share their own experience of living with alcoholism.

    Al-Anon does not offer advice or counselling, and has no religious or other affiliations. There are meetings on most days in Brighton and Hove at varying times of the day and evening; see website or call for details.

    A new meeting is opening in Kemp Town, on a Monday evening, from the 26th November.

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  • Alzheimer’s Society

    Offering information and support to people with a diagnosis of dementia, their carers, relatives, former carers and professionals. We also have a Relief Care Service where specially trained carers can offer short home-based respite, to enable carers to have a regular break.

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  • Anxiety Alliance

    Anxiety Alliance offers support to those who experience anxiety disorders, panic attacks, phobias, or Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, together with those who wish to withdraw from tranquilizers and antidepressants. Help and support also offered to carers, family and friends.

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  • Anxiety UK

    National anxiety disorders charity that provides a range of support services for people affected by anxiety conditions such as panic attacks, obsessive compulsive disorder(OCD), post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), phobias, etc.

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