Mental Health Support
Our building remains open and safe for face to face support but we can alternatively offer video and phone support sessions if people do not want to come in due to Covid concerns or are unable to travel to our sites.
The building location and opening hours are:
Staying Well Brighton (Preston Park Recovery Centre, 18 Preston Park Avenue, Brighton, BN1 6HL)
Weekdays – 5.30pm to 10.30pm
Weekends – 3.30pm to 10.30pm
Christmas Day & Boxing Day –3.30pm to 9.00pm
- Clients can self-refer via the service phone line which is 0800 023 6475, option 3 for Brighton.
Immediate access to online digital self-help
Samaritans of Brighton and Hove
If something is troubling you, call Samaritans free, 24 hours a day 365 days a year. Find out more
Preventing Suicide in Sussex Website
Grassroots Suicide Prevention app
The app is totally free to users and offers help and support both to people with thoughts of suicide and to people concerned about someone else. Most of the content is viewable offline, and parts of the app can be customised by the user to suit their personal needs. Find out more
The Sussex Mental Healthline
The Sussex Mental Healthline is a telephone service offering support and information to anyone experiencing mental health problems, including stress, anxiety and depression. The service is also available to carers and healthcare professionals. You do not need an appointment.
Telephone: 03005 000101
Preston Park Recovery Centre
People with mental health support needs can learn new skills and get involved in a variety of groups and activities. The Centre also provides access to a specialist employment service, a welfare benefits service and can refer onto other services as appropriate such as housing and health. Find out more
Community Roots Service
Mental health challenges can affect us all, whatever our age, background or culture. If you are struggling to cope, for whatever reason, please get in touch. Their experienced and caring team are here to talk to, listen and provide support.
Telephone: 0808 196 1768
Bereavement and Loss including by suicide
Help, information and support for all those affected by mental illness.
Cruse Bereavement Care is the leading national charity for bereaved people in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. We offer support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies and work to enhance society’s care of bereaved people. Find out more
Mind in Brighton & Hove
Mind in Brighton and Hove works to promote good mental health in our city and across Sussex. It seeks to empower people to lead a full life as part of their local community.
Calm Crafts Club
What is it?
Calm Crafts Club is a free 1 hour drop-in art workshop for patients of East & Central Brighton GP Surgeries. It is held every Monday 11:30am-12:30pm at Onca Gallery, Brighton. Each week we explore a new creative activity - they are always beginner friendly and designed to be calming and meditative. Having a creative outlet is really important for our wellbeing and can support us in being kinder to ourselves and others. If you're interested in finding out more information on what the next workshop will be you can stay updated by following us on instagram @calmcrafts.club
We usually focus on mark-making and pattern making using a different medium each week such as collage, clay, paints, pens and other fun arts and crafts supplies.
Who is it for?
This workshop is for anyone living with anxiety and/or depression who is registered with one of the following surgeries:
St Peter’s, Park Crescent, Ardingly, Pavilion, Regency, Arch, Wellsbourne, Broadway, Woodingdean
To find out more please follow the link below.