West Sussex Mind

We are an independent local mental health charity working in West Sussex. We offer mental health services, along with associated training and support. We also work in communities to raise awareness and challenge stigma and discrimination. Our services support young people, adults, older adults, carers and families affected by mental health problems.


Get involved

West Sussex Mind would be delighted if you would like to help us make an impact and support people with mental health issues in West Sussex.

We know from feedback from people with lived experience of mental illness that your support makes a big difference.

Use the links to find out more.

Alternatively, might like to find out about working for us.


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Make an online donation quickly and easily Alternatively, you can make a donation by post, set up a regular donation, or leave something to us in your will.



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Many of our services are run with the help of clients who act as peer mentors to other people with mental health issues. Find out how you can support our work.


Mental health courses

At West Sussex Mind we run an extensive external training programme for organisations to increase knowledge and awareness about mental health.

We offer a number of courses, covering everything from Mental Health Awareness to Counselling Skills, from Youth Mental Health First Aid to Wellbeing in the Workplace.

We can also design bespoke mental health courses to suit your needs. All our courses are affordable and flexible enough to be tailored so that they are relevant to your workforce and customers.

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Anti-stigma and awareness raising

Stigma is one of the most challenging aspects of living with a mental health condition. It causes people to feel ashamed for something that is out of their control and prevents many from seeking the help they need and speaking out.

Too many people with mental health problems are made to feel worthless or isolated. At West Sussex Mind we’re working hard to overcome these negative attitudes.

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