Mental Health

Non-urgent advice: ADHD Medication Shortages

We know it's been tough while ADHD medications have been out of stock. At the moment, shortages are expected to last for several more months. In the meantime, we've pulled together some information here which we hope can be helpful for people with ADHD and their families.

Crisis Services

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Sussex Mental Healthline

Anyone can call 111 and press option 2.

For Sussex, you can also call 0800 0309 500.

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Staying Well Crawley

If you’re struggling with your mental health and need support outside normal working hours, Staying Well, Crawley, near County Oak, is here for you. Get help and advice from professionals in a safe, relaxed and friendly environment.

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Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal. Call Samaritans free, 24 hours a day 365 days a year on 116 123 or email


Other Services

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Pathfinder provides a single point of access to mental health and wellbeing support, including advice, information and signposting to local support. Pathfinder links into the clinical service provided by nurses and occcupational therapists from Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

NHS Talking Therapies

NHS Talking Therapies

NHS West Sussex Talking Therapies help people aged 18+ with stress, worry and depression, as well as many different types of anxiety. They can help you to understand the difficulties you’re facing, and offer therapy either within their service or put you in touch with a different service if we don’t offer the help you need. They can help with:

  • panic attacks and agoraphobia
  • social anxiety
  • OCD
  • PTSD
  • health anxiety and more.
West Sussex Single Point of Access

Age 4-17 Single Point of Access

Anyone can fill in this online form - young people, their parents, teachers - and the Single Point of Access team will review it within 72 hours and direct you to the right service to help. This might include the Youth Emotional Support service, CAMHS, the Healthy Child Programme, and much much more. This single point of access makes it easier for young people to get to the help they need.

Low cost counselling