Coastal West Sussex Mind and the Corner House, Southwick, which is run by Shoreham District Mental Health Association (SDMHA) merged on October 1, strengthening mental health support services for people in the Worthing and Adur areas.
The two charities together will soon be changing their name to West Sussex Mind. Both organisations already work together as both are part of Pathfinder West Sussex, the county’s alliance of mental health providers.
Christine, from Lancing, who has received support at Corner House for 10 years and also works as a peer supporter for Capital project, is one of four trustees from Corner House joining Coastal West Sussex Mind’s board.
She said: “Corner House is a lovely place and has done some remarkable things. This merger is really positive because it will benefit people with mental health problems in Adur and Worthing.”
There will be significant benefits to local people including:
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