Our service operates within working hours and we are not able to respond to crises.
Christmas Opening Times
We will be closing at 7pm on Wednesday 18th December and will re-open at 10am on Thursday 2nd January.
Please be aware that we will not be able to respond to phone messages or emails during this time. If you need urgent support during the Christmas period please one of the emergency services below.
- Police – 0845 60 70 999, in an emergency dial 999
- Samaritans – (24hr Helpline) 0845 790 9090
- NSPCC – (24hr Helpline) 0800 800 5000
- Childline – (24hr Helpline) 0800 1111
- Victim Support – 0845 303 0900
- Rape Crisis – www.rapecrisis.org.uk
- Papyrus HOPEline UK – 0800 068 41 41, www.papyrus-uk.org
(Support for those dealing with suicide, depression or emotional distress – particularly teenagers and young people.)
- Depression Alliance – Mon-Fri 1pm-5pm 0845 123 23 20, www.depressionalliance.org
- Cruse Bereavement Care – 0844 477 9400, www.crusebereavementcare.org.uk
- Sussex Mental Healthline – 0300 5000 101 5pm-9am Monday – Friday. Weekends and bank holidays 24 hours
- Kent Mental Healthline – 0800 107 0160 available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, free from landlines.
- East Sussex Mental Health Directory of Support – www.eastsussex.gov.uk/socialcare/healthadvice/mental-health/directory/help/
- BACP – 01455 88 33 00
- www.zerosuicidealliance.com – online suicide prevention training.
- www.moodgym.anu.edu.au – an innovative, interactive web programme designed to help with depression, low mood and bi-polar disorder.
- www.moodscope.com – a social networking tool that helps treat depression by simply giving sufferers a way of getting help from their friends and monitoring their moods.
- www.getselfhelp.co.uk – lots of advice and information on a wide number of emotional difficulties.
- www.moodjuice.scot.nhs.uk – a site designed to help you think about emotional problems and work towards solving them.
- www.helpguide.org – a site offering help on a wide range range of topics.