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If you or a young person you know are in need of support, the following local and national organisations can help.


Mid Sussex Wellbeing can help you to find local wellbeing information and services.


Support Guide for Parents and Carers


Mental Health

Eating Disorders


Eating disorders are characterised by an unhealthy attitude towards food that causes someone to change their eating habits and behaviour. For help and advice, visit the NHS page on eating disorders.


Support for Eating Disorders


ABC


BEAT


NHS Sussex Partnership


Information and Support on Alcohol, Drugs and Smoking


Local Support


Change Grow Live


National Support


Talk to Frank


Drinkline - a national alcohol helpline, 0300 123 1110 (weekdays 9am-8pm, weekends 11am-4pm.)


NHS (Alcohol)


NHS (drugs)


NHS Smoke Free


UK Narcotics Anonymous


QUIT (smoking cessation)


Bullying


If you’re being bullied, you may feel isolated or frightened. You may find it hard to make friends or to talk to people your age. You don’t have to put up with bullying.


Support for dealing with bullying:


Bully Busters


Bullying UK


Childline


EACH Education Action Challenging Homophobia


Kidscape


Stonewall


Other Support


The Amaze Compass Card provides discounted fun, leisure and sport for under 25s with special educational needs or disabilities. Amaze also hold the Disability Register for West Sussex, which is used to inform local authorities with regards to service needs.