Drug and alcohol services
STAR (Change Grow Live)
Our goal is to help service users regain control, change the direction of their lives, grow as a person and live life to its full potential.
Available across the whole of East Sussex
East Sussex Recovery Alliance (ESRA)
ESRA provides drug and alcohol recovery services for anyone over the age of 18.
- Website: ESRA
Oasis Women’s Recovery Service
Support for women affected by drug or alcohol problems and their families, with groups in Eastbourne, Hastings & St Leonards and Uckfield.
- Website: Oasis
Under 25s Substance Misuse Service
If you or a loved one are struggling with alcohol or any drug, contact the Under 25s Substance Misuse Service. There are staff in the team from different professional backgrounds like nurses and social workers all working together to assist you.
- Website: Under 25s SM Service
Adfam East Sussex
The service in East Sussex provides direct support to families and carers through information, one-to-one support and group and peer support. Adfam will also run a programme of training for professionals to develop their skills in working with the family and carers of substance misusers.
- Visit Adfam East Sussex for further information and to make a referral
Seaview provides outreach services with practical support for people in the Hastings area who are drugs and alcohol users.
- Website:Project ADDER and RADAR
East Sussex Veterans' Hub
The Hub provides recovery activities for people accessing substance misuse services and Project ADDER.
- Website: ESVH
Project ADDER (Addiction, Diversion, Disruption, Enforcement and Recovery) is funded by the Home Office to tackle drug use and dependency. The focus for East Sussex is Hastings, which has one of the highest drug-related death rates in England.
- Website: Project ADDER and other info
These services are offer helplines, online meetings and information to support recovery from substance misuse:
- Alcoholics Anonymous (plus free 24 hour helpline 0800 917 7650)
- Alcohol rehab support
- Build on Belief (BOB) online programme
- FRANK (online resource about drugs plus 24 hour helpline 0300 123 6600)
- Narcotics Anonymous (plus helpline 0300 999 1212 daily, 10am to midnight)
- SMART Recovery (self-management and recovery training for addiction)
Adfam is a national charity working to improve the lives of families and friends of people with problems caused by drugs and alcohol. They have also recently developed a toolkit (PDF) for families affected by co-occurring mental ill-health and substance misuse.
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