Mental Health - Self Referral


Time To Talk - talking therapies service in West Sussex   Time to Talk logo

Time to Talk is an NHS service offering free, confidential talking therapy to adults registered with a GP in West Sussex.

If you’re feeling low, anxious or worried, talking therapies can really help you. Time to Talk can also help people with depression, phobias, social anxiety, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), post-traumatic stress disorders, health anxiety, low self-esteem or low confidence, relationship difficulties and bereavements. Talking therapies are available in person, on the phone and via video call.

How can I access the service?

You can self-refer to Time to Talk – you don’t need to speak to your GP first. If you would rather speak to your GP first, they can refer you with your permission. You can self-refer by phone, or you can access and complete an online self-referral form from here Online Referral Form. Visit the Time To Talk website (link below) to find out more about how to contact them. Once you’ve self-referred or your GP has referred you, one of the Time to Talk team will be in touch with you for an initial assessment.

More information

More information can be found on the Time To Talk website, please click the link below. There are also useful links to online self-help resources. The Time to Talk service is provided by Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust.

     Click here to access details on how to access Time To Talk services


Better Health - every mind matters

     Click here to access website


Children & Young Peoples Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Services - information

     Wellbeing & Mental Health Services Information Link


Alzheimer’s Society – no GP referral required - patient information:

 Dementia Connect Telephone Support Line 0333 150 3456

 Monday - Wednesday 9am – 8pm

 Thursday - Friday 9am – 5pm

 Saturday and Sunday 10am – 4pm


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