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Sussex residents urged to talk about how they’re feeling this World Suicide Prevention Day

In the run up to World Suicide Prevention Day, people across Sussex are being urged to talk to someone if they’re struggling with how they feel.

Not all heroes wear capes

 Mental health staff in Brighton recently received a heartfelt letter of thanks from a gentleman who hailed mental health workers as his ‘heroes’.

Have your say at our Working Together Group

We want to hear from current service users and carers on what you think would improve our services and the care that we provide.

On 7 September we will be talking about the St Peter’s Pilot. Sussex Partnership NHS Trust and St Peter’s GP practice are collaborating on a pilot project to explore the impact of having a Mental Health Practitioner in the GP surgery for two half days a week. 

Identity and mental health explored in new photography exhibition

A new photography project has helped patients at the Hellingly Centre in East Sussex explore the link between identity and mental health as part of their recovery. 

Therapy pony visits patients and staff at Langley Green Hospital, Crawley

Sooty the miniature Shetland pony visited staff and patients at Langley Green Hospital in Crawley this week (Wednesday 29 August) for the hospital’s first ‘pony therapy’ session.

Help for children who hear voices in Sussex

A clinic in Sussex is breaking new ground by researching voice hearing in children and also in adults with personality disorder. 

Hampshire mental health project makes prestigious national awards shortlist

An innovative project to help children and young people in Hampshire experiencing mental health issues attend appointments closer to home has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award.

Mental health staff show their support at Brighton Pride       

NHS staff turned out in force for Brighton Pride on Saturday 4 August to show support for the local community and raise awareness of mental health issues. 

Celebrating success - two Hampshire mental health projects shortlisted for national awards

Two innovative projects in Hampshire that provide specialist mental health support to children and young people are in the running to take home a prestigious national award.

How one amazing dog is changing the lives of people with mental illness in Hove

A curly haired mutt has made all the difference to patients being treated at the Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), Pavilion Ward at Mill View Hospital, in Hove.