Staying Well Brighton & Hove

About the service

Staying Well is an out-of-hours walk-in service for people aged 18 or over experiencing mental distress or requiring crisis support.

Open 7 days a week, 365 days a year, the service provides psychosocial support within a safe, supportive and therapeutic environment.

Staying Well is provided by Southdown, in partnership with the Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

What support is available?

They run a safe space café which provides a relaxed environment where you can gain peer and social support, to help you build skills to support your own recovery. Peer Support Workers (people with lived experience of mental health challenges) are also available to chat to.

The team are on-hand to provide non-judgmental support tailored to your needs, whether that’s simply listening or supporting you to reduce emotional and psychological distress

Am I eligible?

The service is free and available for people aged 18 or over experiencing mental distress or requiring crisis support, who are living in or visiting Sussex. Our service is not suitable to support adults with dementia, or children and adolescents under the age of 18.

How do I access support?

You can access support by attending the service in person at The Wellbeing Hub at Preston Park in Brighton. It is advisable to call ahead of your walk-in, so they can answer any questions and discuss any additional support needs you may have.

They will aim to speak to you within 24 hours of receipt of your referral form or voicemail.

Finding us and getting in touch

They are open: Weekdays– 5.00pm to 10.30pm Weekends– 3.00pm to 10.30pm, Telephone: 0800 023 6475, choose option #3, Email (enquiries only):

You can find out more via the Southdown website