Help & Support

We help children, young people, families and carers when someone is experiencing difficulties with their emotional wellbeing or mental health.

Find a local support service

Sussex Mental Healthline

For telephone support and information 0800 0309 500

The Sussex Mental Healthline is a 24/7 telephone service offering listening support, advice, information and signposting to anyone experiencing difficulties with their mental health or relatives, friends, carers and healthcare professionals. You do not need an appointment.

e-wellbeing

e-wellbeing is a specialist website, run in collaboration with Sussex CAMHS, to support children and young people with their mental health across Sussex.

To find help, support and advice – read more.

Contact your local CAMHS team

Brighton and Hove CAMHS

All non-urgent, routine and priority referrals are handled by a central triage hub within the Community Wellbeing Service – read more.

Tel: 0300 002 0060 or email BICS.brighton-and-hove-wellbeing@nhs.net

Download referral form.

West Sussex CAMHS

Chichester: 01243 813405
Worthing: 01903 286754
Horsham: 0300 304 0021

Download referral form.

East Sussex CAMHS

All non-urgent, routine and priority referrals are handled by a central triage hub within the Single Point of Advice (SPoA) – Read more

Please contact SPoA by telephone 01323 464222 (Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 5pm, Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm)

Or Register for the Children’s Portal and submit the form online

Or download the Statement of Referral form and email the form to 0–19.SPOA@eastsussex.gov.uk

Chalkhill Hospital

Chalkhill is a specialist hospital for children and young people, aged 12-18, who are experiencing emotional and mental health difficulties.

Chalkhill also offers a day service from 9am-4pm, which includes school facilities.

Tel: 01444 472670

Read more.