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Services: Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing

Commissioned services

Service Age Range Referral View their 'offer' and website
Children and Young People's A&E Liaison Service in Chichester and Worthing Hospitals Specialist support and assessment for Children and Young People in A&E or inpatients at high risk and requiring immediate attention. Mon-Fri, 9am-8pm Ages 0 - 18 Referrals directly from A&E or paediatric wards
Autism & Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Family Support - ASPENS Support to parent and carers of young people with Autism & ADHD through 1-1 support, group support and workshops. N/A Self referral (families and carers) / Tel no: 01243 214120 / Email: [email protected]
Autism & Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) training courses for parents and carers - Coastal West Sussex Mind A programme offering a mix of awareness raising events, workshops, seminars, talks, e-learning and peer learning, all designed to enable families and carers to develop new strategies and skills to support children with Autism and ADHD N/A Open access for parents & carers / Tel no: 01903 277010 / Email: [email protected]
ATS (Assessment and Treatment Services)Work with CYP who display sexually harmful behaviour and provide advice to wider professional network. Ages 0 - 18 Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm For CYP open to social care, Referral via consultation with ATS team 01403 223200. Out of Hours Social Care No 0330 222 6664 For more information click here
Be OK A mental health service for young people in Adur, Arun, Worthing and Chichester (Coastal West Sussex MIND) providing confidential 1 to 1 support, groups and peer mentoring to help promote independence and build resilience Ages 16 - 25 Open referrals and self referrals / Worthing, Adur & Chanctonbury tel no: 01903 268107 Email: [email protected] / Littlehampton & Bognor Regis tel no: 01903 721893 / Email: [email protected] / Chichester & Midhurst tel no: 07946 988212 / Email: [email protected] Website here
Be OK A mental health service for young people in Crawley, Horsham and Mid Sussex (Sussex Oakleaf) providing confidential 1 to 1 support, groups and peer mentoring to help promote independence and build resilience Ages 16 - 25 Open referrals and self referrals / Crawley tel no: 01293 534782 / Horsham & Mid Sussex tel no: 01444 416391 Text: 07850 642968 / Email: [email protected]
Bereavement support for families (Winston’s Wish) Counselling for CYP who have experienced a bereavement in their direct family. Ages 5-18 plus families Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm / Open to all agencies and self referral 08088 020 021, www.winstonswish.org.uk View their offer
CAMHS (Sussex Partnership NHSFT) Tier 3 multi-disciplinary teams offering therapeutic interventions, care co-ordination and medication. Under 18s GP, school nurses, SENCOs, school counsellors www.sussexpartnership.nhs.uk/CAMHS View their offer
Community Mental Health Liaison Service (Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust) Support for professionals with CYP with mild to moderate mental health concerns. Under 18s Referral through consultation line or local Community Mental Health Lead Practitioner 0300 304 0304, [email protected] View their offer Website here
CYP Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Training Programme (Coastal West Sussex MIND) Training for workforce in all areas of mental health and emotional wellbeing. N/A To find out about courses for workforce involved with childen and young people : www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/coastal-west-sussex-mind-8288439768 View their offer
Domestic Abuse Recovery Together (My Sister’s House) Group interventions with families who have experienced historical domestic abuse. Also for children in recovery as well Ages 7 - 12 Referral via C&F centres and schools 01243 697800, [email protected], www.mysistershouse.info View their offer
Early Intervention Psychosis Service (Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust) Support for CYP experiencing psychosis for the first time. Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm www.sussexpartnership.nhs.uk/services/earlyinterventionpsychosis Ages 13 - 65 Bognor Regis 01243 841041, Horsham 01403 223200, Worthing 0300 304 0667, Out of Hours 0300 5000101
Eating Disorders Support for Parents (BEAT) Training on eating disorders, collaborative care workshops for parents, helpline and peer support groups. N/A Self referral - Parents/families 01925 912806, [email protected] View their offer
Face to Face Counselling (YMCA Dialogue) Ages 11 - 18 Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm / Open to all agencies and self referral 07739 893 707, [email protected] View their offer
Hidden Harm CGL A confidential service for Children and Young People in West Sussex who have been affected by a parent, carer or siblings substance misuse Ages 5 - 18 Open Referral Tel 0300 303 8677 Text: 07392 317151 Email:[email protected]
LAAC CAMHS Service (Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust) Therapeutic services for children and young people in foster care, adopted or subject to a special guardianship; training for foster carers; access to other therapeutic services through adoption support grant Ages 0 - 18 Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm / Referral through child’s social worker Tel: 01273 467930 Email: [email protected]
LGBT support (Allsorts West Sussex) Support workers providing group and 1-1 support for lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender CYP. Ages 11 - 19 Open to all agencies and self referral 01273 721211, 07383 106472, [email protected] / Weekdays including twilight times View their offer Website here
LGBT + Advocacy Service Allsorts Support Workers providing group and 1-1 support for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender or unsure children and young people Ages 11 - 19 Email: [email protected]
Sexual Abuse Counselling (Lifecentre) Counselling, play and pre-trial therapy for CYP (and supporters) who have experienced sexual abuse. Ages 3-18 Monday - Saturday / Open to all agencies and self referral Referrals 01243 786349, [email protected] Helpline 0808 8020808, Text helpline 07717 989 022 View their offer Website here
Sussex CYP and Families Eating Disorders Service (Sussex Partnership NHSFT) Pan Sussex eating disorder service. Ages 10 - 18 Open to all referrals Weekdays 9am-5pm, weekends and BH on-call service 10am-6pm / [email protected] or [email protected] Website here
Time to Change West Sussex Campaign to change attitudes and behaviour to mental health and challenge stigma. N/A To make a referral email: [email protected]
YES 1-2-1 and group intervention. Ages 11 - 18 Weekdays – 9am-5pm / GPs, school nurses, CAMHS and self referral [email protected] View their offer
Counselling YMCA Dialogue Face to Face and/or online counselling YMCA Dialogue. For young people presenting with mild to moderate emotional wellbeing & mental health needs. Age 11 - 18 Direct referrals to the counselling service can be made schools & other professionals via Dialogue, YMCA DownsLink Group The Y centre, Albion Way Horsham RH12 1AH T 07739 893707 E [email protected] Download form here View their offer
Your Space West Sussex site offering information, resources and access to services. N/A Website here
Youth Mental Health Service (Coastal West Sussex MIND) 1-2 and group and social support for young people experiencing mental health problems. Ages 16 – 25 Open to all agencies and self -referral Website here

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IF YOU HAVE A SAFEGUARDING CONCERN Call the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) on 01403 229900 or out of hours on 0330 222 6664