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Mental health

Health in Mind is the free NHS Talking Therapies Service for anyone living in East Sussex experiencing stress, anxiety or depression.


Sussex Mental Healthline – 0800 0309 500 – is a 24/7 telephone support and information service, offering listening support, advice, information and signposting to anyone experiencing difficulties, or who may be in crisis and in urgent need of help, with their mental health. The service is free and is available to anyone concerned about their own mental health or that of a relative or friend. This includes carers and healthcare professionals.

They welcome Text Relay calls and New Generation Text calls from hearing and speech impaired callers, on 0300 5000 101.


The Samaritans  operate a free helpline – 116 123 – 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Branches also provide the opportunity to speak to someone face-to-face and the organisation also has a self-help app.

Date published: 6th November, 2020
Date last updated: 23rd January, 2024