Mental Health Recovery

Share
Hide on full page view?: 
YES

Mental health affects us all with one in four people in the UK experiencing mental health challenges each year and those that don’t most likely knowing somebody who has.

To support people to get well, stay well and prevent crisis, we provide a range of mental health services across Sussex.

Our services are holistic, person-centred and recovery-focussed. What this means is that we work with you to tailor support to enable you to manage your mental health as well as address other issues that are impacting on your happiness and wellbeing. To help develop our services to be the best they can be, we involve people with experience of mental health challenges, whose insights and expertise are invaluable.

All our services are free and available for people aged 18 and over (some can also be accessed by young people aged 16 and over). Please note: eligibility and access to our services varies depending on how support has been commissioned. More information is available in the sections below.

Useful resources: There is a wide range of support available across Sussex from a variety of providers, including Southdown. The East Sussex Mental Health Directory of Community Support, West Sussex Pathfinder and Brighton & Hove's Community Roots network are useful websites that signpost to mental health support available.

Covid-19 statement (22nd October 2021)

At Southdown we are committed to supporting people whilst keeping both our clients and staff safe by practicing good infection control.

Our services have resumed in person support and are now meeting with clients outside and inside Covid-safe venues (whichever is the most appropriate for clients support needs and is the safest option). We are also continuing to offer phone or online support where this is appropriate.

Our staff are taking Lateral Flow Tests prior to attending one of our buildings or conducting any in-person work. In addition our staff and clients are expected to wear face coverings as needed.

If you have any questions regarding our Covid-19 safety protocol for staff and clients, please contact us using the details on the relevant service page.

Community Connectors Team
Social Prescribing to improve mental health and wellbeing.
Picture of person with telephone headset sat at computer with image of website
A central point of access for advice, guidance and support for mental health and wellbeing
Photo of two people drinking and smiling
Support from people with lived experience of mental health challenges.
Group of five people sat who are smiling and depicts group conversation
Helping shape mental health support and provision across East Sussex.
A welcoming and supportive environment where people can learn new skills.
Recovery College
The College supports people to become experts in their own self-care and recovery.
Out-of-hours crisis prevention support in Brighton, Eastbourne and St Leonards-On-Sea.
Some of the staff members from The Lighthouse team
Specialist group treatment service for personality disorder/emotional intensity issues.
Dedicated service for people with Personality Disorder.
Photo of lady sat at computer waving - represents online sessions
Providing mental health recovery support, advice and guidance.
Find out more about 'recovery' and what it means to our clients.