This Section is designed for healthcare professionals and GP Practice staff.

For public information, please visit the Brighton and Hove CCG public home page.

Mental Health

Emergency Information

For emergency information, please contact the Mental Health Rapid Response Service (MHRRS) on 03003 040078


Dementia Services 

Please see the Dementia page

Services for Children (under 18)

Please see Children's and Adolescent Mental Health Service for clinicians page.

Mental Health Rapid Response Service (MHRRS)

Call 03003 040078

The MHRRS offers assessments for patients suffering from mental health problems who are at risk and may not be able to keep themselves safe, or are considering attending accident and emergency for help with their mental health. MHRRS is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and health professionals, carers or patients can ring for advice.

Assessment and Treatment Service (ATS) 5-day Referral

Priority referral (to be seen within 5 days) must be phoned in to the ATS Triage Point.  

Call 03003 040095

The ATS 5-day service arranges priority assessments for:

  • Patients whose mental health will deteriorate significantly if not seen quickly
  • Patients whose risk of harm to themselves or others is increasing significantly

Assessment and Treatment Service (ATS) 28 Day Referral

Refer via the Referral Management Service (please use the ATS 28 Day Referral Form) or call 03003 040095​​

Non-GP referrers should contact to refer.


  • A patient experiencing a relapse of their psychosis
  • A patient with several co-existing mental health conditions requiring assessment and multi-disciplinary treatment
  • A patient with multiple health, mental health, and social care needs
  • A patient requiring a multi-modal complex intervention (e.g. in the case of significant trauma or abuse in early life or overlapping Personality Disorder and mental health conditions requiring an integrated therapeutic approach to treatment).

Brighton and Hove Eating Disorder Service (BHEDS)

Call: 03003040090


Address: East Brighton Community Mental Health Centre, Brighton General Hospital, Elm Grove, Brighton, BN2 3EW

Please see the Brighton and Hove Eating Disorder Service Referral Form page for referral forms

For information on the Children, Young People and Families Eating Disorder Service, please see the Children and Young People's Mental Health Information for Clinicians page.

Perinatal Mental Health Service

Please follow the link for the Perinatal Mental Health Referral Form 

Please see Clinical Prescribing Documents and Resources - Central Nervous System for Perinatal Mental Health Prescribing Guidelines

Silvercloud Online Service

The Silvercloud service is a free online service providng Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and resources for managing mental health.  You can find more information here:   This is also the starting page for patients to access the service

You can find informtion for practice screens in the table below.

National Resources

Trauma Response Guidance

Below you can find resources for mental health support for people affected by traumatic events.

London Bridge attack post-incident support pathways for adults, children and young people

The resources listed below have been developed to support those people who are experiencing distress following the London Bridge attack. They are aimed at clinicians supporting people who are affected by traumatic events.  

  • London incident support pathway for children and young people: This document outlines the multi-agency care pathway for children, young people aged up to 18 years and their families who were directly or indirectly affected by the terrorist attack in London on 3 June 2017. The pathway has been developed using the Thrive framework (Anna Freud Centre and Tavistock and Portman NHS, 2014).
  • Information sheet for CAMHS services: This provides information to those providing CAMHS services and useful resources.
  • Information sheet for GPs: As GPs may be the first point of contact for people affected by the incident, this information sheet gives guidance to GPs and useful resources.

Please see for more information.


Feedback on Providers

Please follow the link to send us feedback on service providers

Silvercloud Information for Screens

The Silvercloud Information for Screens is for use by practice colleagues, and is designd for sharing on waiting room screens.

If you have any questions about this document, please contact us.