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East Sussex mental health service supports local charity to raise awareness of suicide

Local mental health services joined a charity run in East Sussex this week to help raise awareness of mental health and help remove the stigma associated with talking about suicide.

Patients from local mental health hospital take to the stage with Chichester Festival Theatre

A group of service users from The Chichester Centre, a low-secure mental health hospital, have written and developed an original piece for a special one-off performance at the Minerva Theatre in Chichester on Saturday 18 May.

Why Sussex Partnership has teamed up with the National Numeracy Challenge to celebrate National Numeracy Day 2019

Sussex Partnership has teamed up with National Numeracy to support staff across the Trust who want to improve their everyday maths skills this National Numeracy Day.

Help us shape mental health services by standing as a Governor

Do you want to make a difference to the way local mental health services are delivered across your area? Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is holding elections for 13 new Governors. 

Multimillion pound digital investment will benefit NHS patients in Sussex and Hampshire

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust has been awarded £3m from NHS Digital as part of a national programme to help improve patient care using digital technology.

The £3m funding, awarded as part of Global Digital Exemplar programme, will be paid over three years and has been matched with equal funding from Sussex Partnership. Sussex Partnership will be working closely with Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust to learn and to share experiences with the wider NHS.

Sussex launch for UK’s first book on Peer Support in Mental Health

An audience of 70 mental health professionals, service users and others gathered at the Shoreham Centre on Tuesday 30 April to welcome the launch of Peer Support in Mental Health, the UK’s first book on the subject. 

World Maternal Mental Health Day – the local service that offers specialist mental health support for new mums and families

Today (Wednesday, May 1) is World Maternal Mental Health Day and specialist mental health services in Sussex are reminding new mums and families of the importance of seeking help for mental health and emotional difficulties as early as possible.

Sussex Partnership’s ‘marathon man’ to start second free running club

A man who ran five marathons in five days raising thousands for NHS mental health services is starting his second free running club – after successfully taking runners who joined his first from 0-5k and completing Worthing Parkrun.

Hastings drop-in centre for young people receives funding to increase opening hours

A vital health and wellbeing drop-in centre for young people in Hastings will now be open five days a week thanks to £200,000 of government funding.

Cottesmore Golf Club Ladies raise over £6,700 for Heads On

A local hospital for people with acute mental health problems is to get a new sensory garden thanks to a massive fundraising effort by Cottesmore Golf Club.