Mental health unit opens doors to the BBC
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Life on a mental health unit: A behind-the-scenes look

A mental health unit in East Sussex has opened its doors to the BBC to show how it helps patients prepare for life back in the community.

The Hellingly Centre is a medium-secure psychiatric hospital for adults with mental health problems who have become involved with the criminal justice system.

Sussex Partnership NHS Trust, which runs it, holds workshops and projects for patients.

We were given exclusive access during the latest visit from punk band, The Weird Things.

  • 10 Feb 2017