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NHS West Sussex Talking Therapies, for anxiety and depression

Are you feeling sad, lost or anxious? At NHS West Sussex Talking Therapies (formerly Time to Talk), we offer a range of talking therapies that can help you feel better. Our friendly therapists can help you work through your problems and support you to live life to the fullest again.

NHS West Sussex Talking Therapies is not a crisis service and we are not able to provide crisis support. If you are in crisis and need urgent support please contact one of the following services:

  • The Samaritans: 116 123 (24hrs)
  • NHS 111 and select the mental health option to be connected to a 24/7 mental health crisis line
  • Text SUSSEX to 85258. This free, confidential, anonymous text support service is available 24/7 and is run by trained volunteers
  • Your local A&E department
  • Stay Alive App
  • Your GP and request an urgent appointment

NHS West Sussex Talking therapies has a new website. For all information about the service please visit the new website. 

Visit the new NHS West Sussex Talking Therapies website.

  • Service Location:
    • Adur
    • Arun
    • Bognor
    • Chanctonbury
    • Chichester
    • Crawley
    • Horsham
    • Worthing
    • Mid Sussex
  • How To Access:

    You can self-refer to NHS West Sussex Talking Therapies at any time, day or night. You don’t need to speak to your GP first.

    Self-refer now

    You can also self-refer over the phone between 9am to 4.45pm.  If you leave an answer phone message outside of working hours, we will aim to respond to you the next working day.

    The number you call depends on where you live.

    If you live in:

    • Adur, Arun, Chanctonbury or Worthing call 01903 703540
    • Bognor Regis, Chichester or the surrounding area call 01273 265967
    • Crawley, Horsham or Mid Sussex (Burgess Hill, East Grinstead or Hayward’s Heath) call 01403 620434

  • Contact Details:

    Contact one of our teams by visiting our new website.

  • Opening Hours:

    We have appointments and courses from 8am to 6.45pm. Our office hours are Monday to Friday 8am to 4.45pm.


  • How to find us:

    We have a number of locations across West Sussex – find your nearest on our new website.

  • More Information:
  • Directorate:
    Children's and Specialist Services
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