Drugs services in West Sussex

Drug and Alcohol Wellbeing Network (DAWN)

The Drug and Alcohol Wellbeing Network provides support to West Sussex residents of all ages who are affected by drugs and alcohol, to include the person who is using drugs and/or alcohol, their loved ones who offer support, and the wider community.

Change, Grow, Live is the national health and social care charity that leads the network, which is supported by a range of local, expert partners.

If you are someone who uses drugs, visit the Change Grow Live website for advice during the coronavirus pandemic.

Support for Children and Young People (Under 25 years-old)

The West Sussex Children and Young People’s Drug and Alcohol Wellbeing Service (under 25 years old) works across the whole of West Sussex. Due to the current situation the service is not able to offer face-to-face appointments but telephone support from the friendly, non-judgmental team is still available. The service is confidential (within safeguarding protocols designed to keep you and others safe). You can contact the service in the following ways:

Text the duty phone: 07779339954 and someone will ring you back.
Call on 0300 303 8677
Email                                                                                                  

Support for Adults (25 and over)

The West Sussex Drug and Alcohol Wellbeing Network (DAWN) works across the whole of West Sussex and is divided into 3 locality areas:

North (Crawley, Horsham and Mid-Sussex), West (Bognor Regis and Chichester areas) and Coastal (Adur, Littlehampton, Shoreham and Worthing) areas.

Due to the current situation the service is not able to offer face-to-face appointments but telephone support from the friendly, non-judgmental team is still available.

The service is confidential (within safeguarding protocols designed to keep you and others safe). You can contact the service in any of the following ways:

Telephone: 0300 303 8677
Email

Online peer support meetings

Families & Friends Network

The Families & Friends Network supports anyone affected by someone else's drug and/or alcohol use. All services are confidential, and you can receive free information, advice and support. For more information visit the Carers Support West Sussex website or telephone on 0300 028 8888.

Details on the full range of local services for people affected by drugs can be found on the West Sussex Connect to Support website.

Other sources of information

The NHS website also has lots of information about different drugs and how they affect people.

The FRANK website provides drugs information aimed at young people and parents.

Your Wellbeing hub

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