Mental Health Centre
Blvd de la Cambre 33
1000 Brussels Belgium
Tel: +32 (0) 2 647 67 80
Fax: +32 (0) 2 646 72 73
Bank account: 438-8135291-15
CHS Help Line
+32 (0) 2 648 40 14
An anonymous and confidential
24-hour Crisis and Information
Community Help Service is a non-profit organization established in 1969. It provides information, support and mental health services to anyone in Belgium who needs help and prefers to speak English.
CHS is committed to offering assistance, support and mental health information to the community at large regardless of nationality and taking into account individual financial circumstances.
CHS is made up of:
- The CHS Help Line, a 24/7 confidential information and crisis telephone service, staffed by trained volunteers under the supervision of professional therapists.
- The CHS Mental Health Centre with a professional staff of psychologists, psychiatrists and educational specialists supported by a volunteer administrative staff.
A board of directors oversees the running of CHS.
The Mental Health Centre
CHS runs the Mental Health Centre in Brussels. Our professional team of psychologists, psychotherapists and psychiatrists offers confidential support and professional services to English speakers of any nationality. We deal with a wide range of problems, including but not limited to:
- Children’s learning and behavioural difficulties
- Parenting issues
- Drug and alcohol addiction
- Depression and anxiety
- Acute distress and behavioural change
- Marital and family difficulties
The Help Line
CHS also maintains the Help Line, an anonymous 24 hour English language crisis, support and information telephone service. It is staffed by volunteers who are trained and supervised by the professional members of the CHS staff.
Mental Health in Belgium
Read the CHS article about Mental Health in Belgium on the Xpats website.
CHS Director Retires
Dr. Lucy Fuks retired as Clinical director at CHS at the end of June.
New CHS Book
Retiring in Belgium
This book covers the practical, financial and psychological issues surrounding this major event.
For English-speaking people in Belgium.