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A week in the life of an Occupational Therapist

Have you ever wondered what it takes to be an Occupational Therapist (OT)? Or what the role involves day to day? One of our OTs, Jessica Yeates, has shared what her typical week looks like, and we think it makes pretty interesting, and inspiring, reading.

Messages in paint - local mental health services mark Occupational Therapy Week with art activity

Occupational Therapists and staff across local mental health services are marking Occupational Therapy week this month by inviting everyone to get involved with a painting activity called #OTRocksSPFT.

It’s our time to shine

On Monday 14 October Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust launches a new campaign that shines a spotlight on its amazing Allied Health Professionals and the vital role they play in supporting people’s recovery from mental health illnesses.

Improved mental health support for young people in East Sussex

Local mental health services and the local authority has committed to improving mental health support for children and young people in East Sussex by opening two new drop-in centres and launching a Single Point of Advice for mental health referrals. 

Find out about free courses to support your mental health and wellbeing

Residents in East Sussex are invited to find out about free courses to support their mental health and wellbeing at an upcoming open day.

British Sign Language users invited to share their views on proposals to improve mental health care in West Sussex 

Deaf British Sign Language (BSL) users can now share their views on experiences of Mental Health Services through our online survey or using a Video Relay Service (VRS) called SignLive; a free app that connects you to a qualified British Sign Language interpreter.

Support our latest campaign and make your own 'mental health promise'

What would your ‘mental health promise’ be? Local mental health service launches campaign to start a conversation with children and young people across Sussex.

‘Paint it Purple’ and show your support for World Mental Health Day

This October everyone is invited to paint Sussex purple in support of World Mental Health Day and local mental health services.

What would your mental health promise be?

It is really important that we all look after our mental health and emotional wellbeing and would know what to do or who to contact if we were having a difficult time. To help start a conversation with children and young people, this autumn Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) in Sussex are inviting children, young people and professionals to make a ‘mental health promise’.

Be SAFE this World Suicide Prevention Day

Businesses and organisations across Sussex and Hampshire are being urged to make their staff SAFE this World Suicide Prevention Day (September 10) by downloading and printing handy new information cards.