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.Find out more »
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.Find out more »
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.Find out more »
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).Find out more »
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.Find out more »
Age UK Brighton & Hove offer a wide range of services for older people that cover the area of Brighton and Hove. These may include information and advice, a crisis service, Horizons (providing practical support to older people following discharge from hospital, or to prevent admission to hospital), nail cutting, advocacy, help at home, counselling, computer drop-in, and various group activities.
Age UK requests donations in the region of £10-£25 for counselling sessions, but if you can’t afford that then you can discuss this with the service and arrange to pay what you can afford.Find out more »
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.Find out more »
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.Find out more »
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.Find out more »
Post-natal illness, or post-natal depression, is depression experienced after childbirth – around 10% of people who give birth experience this. The Association for Post-Natal Illness provides a telephone helpline and information leaflets for people who may be experiencing this, as well as for healthcare professionals. It aims to provide support to people experiencing post-natal illness, increase public awareness of the illness and to encourage research into its cause and nature.
There is a contact form on the website.
If you are outside of the UK – you can contact Postpartum Support International (PSI) on the following website: www.postpartum.net. Otherwise see website below.Find out more »