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Mental Health Carers

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We offer a flexible programme of support to improve the personal health and wellbeing of carers of adults with a Mental Health issue

Our support workers can help you access training and information opportunities on a range of subjects including:

  • Mental illness diagnoses

  • New skills to help you in your caring role

  • Help and support with Carer Assessments

  • Peer support groups – an opportunity for you to meet other carers with similar experiences

  • Information about other organisations and services that may help you and the person you care for

If you would like more information about any of these services, please call us on 0300 028 8888 or email info@carerssupport.org.uk

Upcoming support groups and events

SUPPORT GROUP: Mental Health Carers – Crawley

November 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 31, 2018

SUPPORT GROUP: Mental Health carers – Midhurst (Easebourne)

November 27 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:30am on day Last of the month, repeating until December 31, 2018

SUPPORT GROUP: Mental Health carers – Littlehampton

November 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Last of the month, repeating until December 31, 2018

Useful Links

Pathfinder If you are experiencing mental health problems, or supporting someone else, find information about mental health conditions, self help tools, apps, help lines, useful websites and much more here.

Coastal West Sussex MIND is an independent local mental health charity working in West Sussex.  They offer mental health services, along with associated training and support.

Rethink help millions of people affected by mental illness by challenging attitudes, changing lives.

The Mental Health Foundation is the UK’s charity for everyone’s mental health.  With prevention at the heart of what they do, they aim to find and address the sources of mental health problems.

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust provide NHS care and treatment for people living in south east England.

SANE is a leading UK mental health charity.  They work to improve quality of life for anyone affected by mental illness.

For people caring for someone under the Bognor Community Psychiatric Service:

Bedale Drop In Surgery:  10am-12pm on the first, third and fourth Monday of every month and 5:30pm-7:30pm on the second Monday of the month.

Caring for someone with an Eating Disorder?

Beat’s Developing Dolphins skills workshops will give you skills, tools, advice and practical strategies  to care for someone with an eating disorder.

Beat is the UK’s eating disorder charity.  Their vision is an end to the pain and suffering caused by eating disorders.

Beat also have useful information about supporting someone with an eating disorder and going to a GP.  They also have Online Groups.

Body Dysmorphic Disorder Foundation:   The term Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) describes a disabling preoccupation with perceived defects or flaws in appearance. It can affect both men and women, and makes sufferers excessively self-conscious.

Peer Support training for carers and setting up peer support groups in West Sussex https://www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk/commission-us/sussex

My Sisters’ House Support Group 2nd Wednesday 6-8pm Bognor Regis

A Step at a Time (Nicola Edwards)   Support group 1st Tuesday 8-9.15pm Crawley info@astepatatime.org.uk

Brighton & Hove Eating disorders Peer support service (Carers group)   Last Wednesday of the month, Brighton bhedspeer2peer@gmail.com

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