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Carers Support for Mental Health

We offer a flexible program of support to mental health carers to improve the personal health and well-being of carers of adults with a mental health condition. See our range of support groups and useful links below.

Mental Health Carers Toolkit

Everyone’s journey is different which is why we offer carers support for mental health including individual guidance and information to help mental health carers in their role. Once you are registered with Carers Support West Sussex we are able to help with a host of support, ranging from emotional to financial assistance tailored to your needs as well as refer you to partner organisations. This toolkit of support for mental health carers will help you navigate the services and support available to people caring for someone with mental health issues in West Sussex, how and who to go to for help and how we can support and guide you.

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For more information about a vast array of resources to help you on your journey, please take a look at this toolkit and guide here:

Suicide Awareness and Prevention Toolkit

This carers support toolkit for mental health may help you if you are dealing with suicidal thoughts, feelings, or intentions. It has ideas you can try to help you. It explains how you can stay safe, and how you can get support. This information is for adults in England who are experiencing suicidal thoughts. It’s also for their loved ones, carers and anyone who has been affected.

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For more information about a vast array of resources to help you on your journey, please take a look at this toolkit and guide here:

Two Inspirational Stories: Carers' Journeys in Mental Health Care

These videos offer a glimpse into the world of mental health caregiving, reminding us of the importance of compassion, empathy, and support for mental health carers who play an integral role in the lives of individuals with mental health conditions. Whether you're a mental health carer, someone living with a mental health condition, or simply seeking inspiration we hope you can take something away from these.

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Why Register with Us?

By registering as a Carer, you gain access to diverse free support for mental health carers including tailored guidance, networking with fellow carers, workshops, and local information.

Mental Health Carers Support and Advice

Discover a wide range of support groups for carers of mental illness tailored exclusively for Caregivers of individuals struggling with mental health disorders. Join us to connect with a supportive community. Additionally, we provide a wealth of valuable resources and useful links to assist you on your care-giving journey.

Events and Support Groups for Carers of Mental Illness

Join our friendly support groups for carers of mental illness for support, information and to chat to others and share experiences.

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Mental Health Carers Peer Support Online Group
Mental Health Carers Peer Support Online Group

17 July 2024 19:00 - 20:30

Please come and join our friendly peer support group

Mental Health Carers Peer Support Online Group
Mental Health Carers Peer Support Online Group

21 August 2024 19:00 - 20:30

Please come and join our friendly peer support group

Mental Health Carers Peer Support Online Group
Mental Health Carers Peer Support Online Group

18 September 2024 19:00 - 20:30

Please come and join our friendly peer support group

Specific links to websites providing information and advice

Pathfinder: Click here to visit website

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.

West Sussex MIND: Click here to visit website

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

Rethink: Click here to visit website

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

The Mental Health Foundation: Click here to visit website

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: Click here to visit website

Provide NHS care and treatment for people living in south east England.

SANE: Click here to visit website

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