Access help for young people engaged in substance misuse (drugs or alcohol)

For members of the public, see our Drugs and alcohol page

Services working with children and young peoples, contact the East Sussex U19s Substance Misuse Service for advice or to make a referral.

A duty worker is available Monday to Friday (8.30am – 5pm).

Phone: 01323 464404

Email U19's Substance Misuse Service

What we do

The service offers:

  • specialist treatment services to young people who are using alcohol, drugs and NPS (‘legal highs’) and research chemicals
  • advice to their parents and carers.

The service is made up of:

  • substance misuse practitioners
  • social workers
  • clinical nurse specialists
  • a Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) consultant psychiatrist
  • a duty worker or manager who is available daily.