What to do if you are in crisis

If it's an emergency or you don't think you can keep yourself safe, please call 999 or go to A&E.
If you are actively considering suicide please read this first.

Sussex Mental Healthline

Sussex Mental Healthline is a telephone service run by Sussex Partnership that provides support and information to anyone experiencing mental health problems, including stress, anxiety and depression. The service is also available to carers and healthcare professionals.

The Healthline is available 24 hours a day throughout Sussex.

Tel: 0800 0309 500

If you need urgent help live outside Sussex and you don't want or need to go to A&E, here are some options:

  • Call the Samaritans on 116 123 (free, open 24/7)
  • If you or someone you know needs urgent care but it's not life-threatening, call 111
  • Visit the NHS website and find crisis support services near you.
  • Contact your GP surgery and ask for an emergency appointment.