Get urgent support

If you need urgent help, please contact the organisations listed below:

For preventative support, visit the‘Find a service’and‘Find resources’sections on this website. Please note, UOK Brighton & Hove doesn’t provide crisis support.

Emergency 999

If you think that you may act on suicidal feelings or you have seriously harmed yourself.

Call:999 for an ambulance or go straight to A&E

NHS 111 or your GP

If you need medical help or advice fast but it is not an emergency.

Call:111 or contact your GP to make an appointment

Sussex Mental Healthline

A 24/7 telephone service offering support and information to anyone experiencing mental health problems including stress, anxiety and depression. Also available to carers and healthcare professionals. Text Relay calls and New Generation Text calls from hearing and speech impaired callers welcome.

Call:0800 0309 500

Staying Well Space (SWS) Brighton

Out-of-hours mental health crisis prevention service providing psychosocial support and crisis prevention planning.Individuals can phone the service directly to self-refer for support when they feel they aren’t able to cope or feel they are headed towards a crisis point. Open weekdays,5.30pm to 10.30pm and weekends, 3.30pm to 10.30pm.

Call Freephone:0800 023 6475, choose option #3

Other useful helplines:

Mental Health Rapid Response Service (MHRRS)

A 24/7 mental health crisis support for individuals that think they are at risk of harming themselves or others.

Call:0300 304 0078

The Samaritans

A 24/7 confidential listening service providing emotional support for anyone in crisis. Their number is free from landlines and mobiles.

Call:116 123