Problems with drugs?

Drug addiction can ruin your and your loved ones lives. Don't let it get the better of you and find help here.

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and CRI give help, advice and treatment to women and men who have drug problems. You can find out more about them by visiting their websites at Sussex Partnership NHS and CRI or by ringing Eastbourne, Wealden and Lewes Community Substance Misuse Service on 01323 410092.

The ‘Under 19’s Substance Misuse Service’ helps young people and their families who are affected by drugs and alcohol. Phone: 01323 841470.

East Sussex Recovery Alliance – There is a range of recovery support run by and for people with drug and alcohol issues to support each other on their paths to recovery. You can find out more information about these and when meetings take place on the  East Sussex Recovery Alliancepage.

Narcotics Anonymous  meets regularly with men and women helping  each other stay clean. There are meetings in Lewes and Eastbourne, as well as Newhaven. For details of local meetings ring 0300 999 1212. You can also visit the Narcotics Anonymous website.

Cocaine Anonymous offers meetings for people who have a problem with cocaine and any other mind altering substances.
For details of local meetings ring 0800 612 0225 or visit the Cocaine Anonymous website.

Needle Exchanges provide needles and syringes for injecting drug users. The main needle exchange is located at the Substance Misuse Service, Lift House, 6 St Leonards Road, Eastbourne BN21 3UH and there is also an exchange available in Lewes, at County Hall, St Anne’s Crescent, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 1UE .

National services and helplines – Talk to Frank is a national service which will give help and advice about drugs.
Phone: 0800 776600 or visit the Talk to Frank website.