Help with alcohol or drug misuse
What to do if you or someone you know has a problem with alcohol or drugs. This is sometimes called substance misuse.
Where to get help
Brighton and Hove Recovery Service, Change Grow Live, offers recovery-focused drug and alcohol support. The service also offers support to families and carers. You can find out more about Brighton and Hove Recovery Service, Change Grow Live.
To refer yourself to the service:
- phone 01273 731 900
- complete the online self-referral form
Oasis Project is a women-only service for women struggling with substance use. You can find out more about Oasis Project. The service also offers support to children and young people affected by drug and alcohol misuse. You can find out more about Young Oasis.
To refer yourself to Oasis Project or Young Oasis phone 01273 696 970 or make a referral online.
Help for under 18s
Ru-ok? offers free, confidential help for people under 18 years old. You can find out more about the ru-ok? service online or by phoning 01273 29 39 66.
Support from the Healthy Lifestyles team
The Healthy Lifestyles team can help you make lifestyle changes including:
- healthier eating
- being more active
- stopping and reducing smoking
- reducing alcohol
- general wellbeing
Sign up for support from the Healthy Lifestyles team.
You can talk to your GP about any worries you have and discuss ways to support yourself. Your GP can refer you to other local services.
You can use our Health and Adult Social Care directory to find other local support.
You can find out more about safe drinking guidelines and download the NHS Drink Free Days app to track your alcohol intake.