Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust’s school nurse messaging service provides confidential support and advice on any health issues from a school nurse via text messages.
The service is available for young people aged 11-19 who attend secondary school by texting 07480 635424. The service is available Monday-Friday 9.00am to 4.30pm throughout the year, excluding bank holidays. If a text is sent outside of these hours, an automated message will be sent with advice on where to get help.
The service covers a wide range of issues such as bullying, emotional health and wellbeing, healthy relationships , sleeping, eating and drug and alcohol issues.