Health and Adult Social Care

Alternatives

A safe, friendly, unbiased space to explore the options of a crisis pregnancy. If required, they offer ongoing support whatever choice is made. Their team of dedicated trained counsellors and psychotherapists also work with those suffering the loss of a pregnancy through miscarriage, termination, and still birth and to support those with issues around infertility.

Specialist Perinatal Mental Health Service

The Specialist Perinatal Mental Health Service (SPMHS) is a community-based service for mums with severe mental health difficulties either now or in the past, during pregnancy or up to a year after birth. The service is provided by Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

The SPMHS comprises four teams of perinatal mental health professionals from a range of different disciplines. These include psychiatrists, mental health nurses, psychologists, parent-infant psychotherapists and nursery nurses.