Here you find a list of links and resources you might find helpful. We'll make every effort to keep it up to date and if you notice anything incorrect or out of date, let us know. And if you know of any resources that should be on here, please also let us know. Note that we are not responsible for the content of 3rd party websites.

Urgent Help & Suicidal Feelings

When feeling actively suicidal, call the NHS 111 or go to A&E. You can also contact your GP for support.

Check out the MIND website for suicidal feelings support and useful contacts

SOS - Silence of Suicide offer a helpline, online and in-person support

Samaritans - call them free any time, from any phone on 116 123

Sussex Mental Healthline - for telephone support and information call 0800 0309 500

General Information

Mind - is a treasure trove with oodles of general information on mental health; from types of mental health issues to drugs and treatment, your legal rights and living with someone with a mental health issue. Check it out.

Sane - one of the UK's leading mental health charities offers a range of support including phone support.

Rethink Mental Illness - provides support, information, research and more on the topic of mental health.

The Mental Health Foundation - from research and political lobbying for mental health to practical self-help booklets to support mental wellbeing.


Relationship, Family & Children 

Domestic Abuse Support in West Sussex - West Sussex County Council's website with information about what to do if you, or someone you know, is being abused.

Domestic Abuse Helplines:

  • WORTH Domestic Abuse Hub - 0330 222 8181 - The service has extended their opening hours to include bank holidays and weekends.
  • Connect (Worthing and Crawley) - 01403 229017
  • NCDV Emergency Injunction Service - 0800 970 2070
  • Refuge National Helpline - 0808 2000 247

Relate - their website offers a lot of information on relationship related topics.

Family Links - a nationwide charity offering Nurturing Programme Parent Groups; in Worthing these groups are currently offered at The Salvation Army Café in Worthing – 9-13 Crescent Road, Worthing, BN11 1RL; contact the Salvation Army direct.

Childline and Bullying Advice - offer a lot of useful information for children, young people and their families


Gambling & Addictions

GamCare - is the leading provider of information, advice, support and free counselling for the prevention and treatment of problem gambling.

Gamblers Anonymous UK - offers help for the compulsive gambler including a Forum, Chat Room, Literature and a meeting finder.

Be Gamble Aware - offers a free online chat and a Freephone helpline.

Lighthouse Recovery - offers a comprehensive addiction recovery service in Worthing.

Addaction - a UK-wide treatment agency that helps individuals, families and communities to manage the effects of drug and alcohol misuse.

Al-Anon Family Groups - provide support to anyone whose life is, or has been, affected by someone else’s drinking.

AA - Alcoholics Anonymous - a free self-help group. Its "12-step" programme involves getting sober with the help of regular support groups.