Drugs and Alcohol

Adults can now get advice and support about alcohol or drug misuse from the Brighton & Hove Recovery Service. They also offer support to families and carers of those struggling with alcohol or drug misuse.

The service will include:

  • Advice on keeping safe
  • Access to substitute medication
  • Community detox
  • Referrals to residential detox and residential rehab
  • Emotional support and counselling
  • Access to community groups like Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous
  • Housing support
  • Education, training and employment advice
  • Community outreach
  • Health promotion

If you’re already attending a service in the area, they are working with current staff and GPs, pharmacies and hospitals to ensure your treatment isn’t disrupted.

Please contact the team on 01273 731900 or email [email protected] if you want to talk about your treatment as your key worker’s phone number may have changed.

Changes to the service due to COVID-19

While the new service will be in place from 1 April, face-to-face services will not be in place until restrictions on social distancing are lifted.

Appointments and support will be provided on the phone or by their online team.

Find out more

The Brighton & Hove Recovery Service is provided by Change Grow Live.

They have been commissioned by Brighton & Hove City Council to provide recovery-focused drug and alcohol support services in the city. Provision was previously provided by Pavilions Drug & Alcohol Service.

Get support

To find out more about how the Brighton & Hove Recovery Service can support you:



If your partner, relative or friend are affected by alcoholism and need support, then Al-Anon can help.

There are regular meetings throughout Brighton and Hove as well as all along the south coast. Alcoholism knows no prejudice so you will find a welcome at any of their meetings regardless of gender, race, religion or sexuality.

Visit the al-anon website here or call 020 7403 0888


Rehab 4 Addiction was founded to assist those affected by substance misuse and their loved ones. We offer a range of services, and help signpost you to the most effective treatments. This includes alcohol rehab, drug rehab, detox services, intervention, aftercare and outpatient counselling. Our helpline advisors are committed to helping you in your quest to locate effective treatments for addiction.


OK Rehab (Drug & Alcohol Rehab in East Sussex)

We want to treat everyone, no matter how long you’ve struggled with addiction or how severe it is on a scale from 1 to 10. You can only have been struggling for a few weeks, or years, and we’ll still see you as soon as possible.

Never think that it is too late to seek help or too soon to be concerned about addiction.

At Ok Rehab we want to ensure that all who come to us seeking help receives the best care possible