Looking After Your Mental Health

With the majority of us spending prolonged periods of time at home, taking care of your mind as well as your body has never been more important. Listed below you will find useful contact information for organisations and volunteer groups that can help during these challenging times.


Organisation/IssueSupportContact detailsTelephone Number
The Calm ZoneSupport for mental health illnesses or crisis during isolation.www.thecalmzone.net0800585858
SaneOpen 4.30-10.30pm daily for support with mental health illnesses.www.sane.org.ukWebsite only
Give us a shout24/7 text service, completely free for anyone who is struggling to cope or needs immediate help.www.giveusashout.orgText 85258
MINDStill providing phone appointments, text and online.www.westsussexmind.org01903 277000
NHS one you websiteOnline resources for mental health support while isolatinghttps://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/Online only
QwellOnline counselling and wellbeing for adultshttps://qwell.io/Online only
CALM (app and online)Online resources for reducing anxiety during COVID-19 outbreak.https://blog.calm.com/take-a-deep-breathOnline only
The Silver Line HelplineSocial isolation and loneliness support for older people.www.thesilverline.org.uk/what-we-do/0800 470 8090
Alzheimer’s SocietySupport for dementia patients (or carers of).https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/0333 150 3456
Safe in SussexHelp for people at risk of domestic abuse.www.safeinsussex.org
or email info@safeinsussex.org.uk
0330 333 7416 Monday to Friday, 9.30am – 4pm.