We help children, young people, families and carers when someone is experiencing difficulties with their emotional wellbeing or mental health.
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 is a specialist website, run in collaboration with Sussex CAMHS, to support children and young people with their mental health across Sussex.
Brighton and Hove CAMHS
All non-urgent, routine and priority referrals are handled by a central triage hub within the Community Wellbeing Service.
Visit the Brighton and Hove Wellbeing Service website to find out more.
West Sussex CAMHS
West Sussex Single Point of Access (SPoA)
A dedicated service which provides a simplified single route to access specialist emotional wellbeing and mental health support.
Visit the Single Point of Access page to find out more.
Local CAMHS teams
Chichester: 01243 813405
Worthing: 01903 286754
Horsham: 0300 304 0021
East Sussex CAMHS
All non-urgent, routine and priority referrals are handled by a central triage hub within the Single Point of Advice (SPoA).
- Tel: 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 is a specialist hospital for children and young people, aged 12 to18, who are experiencing emotional and mental health difficulties. Chalkhill also offers a day service from 9am to 4pm, which includes school facilities.
Tel: 01444 472670
Visit the Chalkhill Hospital location page to read more.