Drugs and Alcohol

Drug and Alcohol Wellbeing Network

DAWN is a free and confidential drug and alcohol service for adults aged 25+ (including offenders), families and affected others. They are a friendly and non-judgmental team who will meet with you and complete an assessment to agree which issues you need support with.

Telephone: 0300 303 8677

Website: www.changegrowlive.org/drug-alcohol-wellbeing-network-west-sussex

Email: westsussex.contact@cgl.org.uk

Support for Children and Young People

The West Sussex Children and Young People’s Drug and Alcohol Wellbeing Service (under 25 years old) works across the whole of West Sussex. The service is confidential (within safeguarding protocols designed to keep you and others safe).

Telephone: 0300 303 8677

Text: 07779339954 (someone will ring you back)

Email: wsypsms@cgl.org.uk

Drinkaware Online Tools & Apps

Online trackers and apps from Drinkaware to help you avoid harm from alcohol.

Download from: www.drinkaware.co.uk


If you’re worried about your own or someone else’s drinking, you can call this free helpline in complete confidence.

Telephone: 0300 123 1110

Talk to Frank

If you have a problem with drugs, Talk to Frank for friendly, confidential drugs advice.

Telephone: 0300 123 6600

Text: 82111

Website: www.talktofrank.com

Email: frank@talktofrank.com

Carers Support West Sussex

They support family and friend carers who are affected by someone else’s drinking and/or drug use. They provide free information and support and all their services are confidential.

Telephone: 03000 288888

Email: info@carerssupport.org.uk

Website: www.carerssupport.org.uk/caring-for/drug-and-alcohol

Smart Recovery - Online Meetings

When trapped in an addictive behaviour it is possible to become isolated and you may be thinking that no one else understands what you are going through.  At a SMART meeting you will find people who will understand and have experience and success in dealing with these difficulties.

Twitter: @uksmartofficial

Facebook: @UKSMARTRecovery

Website: www.smartrecovery.org.uk/online-meetings

One You Days Off - Mobile App

The One You Days Off app is a simple and easy way to track the days you drink alcohol and the days you don’t.

Download from: Google Play: One You Days Off

Download from: App Store: One You Days Off

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking.

Telephone: 0800 9177 650

Website: www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk

Email: help@aamail.org