Alcohol and DrugRehab in East Sussex

Alcohol rehab and drug rehab in East Sussex

If you don’t get treatment in time, your addiction worsens with each day that passes, affecting your mental and physical health, as well as your relationship with friends, loved ones and work colleagues. You’ll soon find that you’re entirely dependent on drugs to perform basic functions.

Rehab centres are equipped with the best professionals, who can help you recover from substance and alcohol abuse. Withdrawal symptoms are painful and sometimes dangerous if you’re not under the supervised care of specialists. Medically supervised detox removes the risk of overdose or complications that arise from withdrawal.

Aftercare support offered at private rehab facilities ensures you maintain abstinence. You’ll also be surrounded by other patients in recovery, who will motivate you to remain abstinent and complete treatment.

Services Offered At Recovery Lighthouse

Recovery Lighthouse is a CQC registered detox and rehab facility in Worthing. We provide excellent addiction treatment for all our clients who are in need of care. Recovery Lighthouse is a fully integrated facility that offers detox services to remove harmful toxins from your body and drug/alcohol rehabilitation to help you recover from addiction and maintain abstinence.

Our spacious facilities include holistic therapy rooms, beautiful gardens, a therapeutic environment, full catering services, recreation room, weekly gym visits and full-time chefs. We are one of the few UK rehab centres that cater to the treatment needs of young people aged 16-18 – especially those who have eating disorders and other behavioural addictions.
Services include:

  • Alcohol detox
  • Prescription pill detox
  • Cocaine detox
  • Fitness programmes
  • Nutrition therapy
  • Individual therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy
  • Customised detox plan
  • Aftercare services
  • 12-step therapy

The distance from East Sussex to Worthing is roughly 34 miles. We offer a sober transport service that takes you from your home to our rehab centre (and back again, after you’ve completed treatment).

Call now to discuss your treatment options.

Pros and Cons of Private Rehab


  • Immediate admission 365 days a year
  • Medical detox with 24/7 care & support
  • Overcome the root causes of addiction
  • Experienced team of doctors & therapists
  • Personalised rehabilitation programme
  • Look, feel, sleep better & regain confidence
  • Learn techniques for relapse prevention
  • Fitness and nutrition programme
  • 1 year complimentary aftercare support

The cons
• Price can be a barrier which needs to be weighed up versus the long-term cost of drug and alcohol abuse
• Being away from friends and family which at first can be emotionally challenging

How Much Does Rehab Cost in East Sussex?

Detox and rehab starts from £834 to £2,750 per week depending on treatment length and clinic chosen

Free/NHS Addiction Treatment Options in East Sussex

Kenward Malthouse: This is a stage two residential alcohol and drug rehab facility for men, who’ve completed stage one of treatment and recognise the benefit of further rehabilitation, within a structured environment. Malthouse is a comprehensive programme of recovery and relapse prevention through key working, group therapy and counselling. They offer help with basic literacy, computer skills, life skills and on-site training.

Church Street, Uckfield, East Sussex

CGL East Sussex: CGL provides support to individuals who need help with drug and alcohol problems. CGL aims to promote good health and empower individuals, families and communities to make positive choices and reduce the risks associated with alcohol and drug abuse.

Thrift House, Wellington Place, Hastings
0300 3038160

Addiction Support Groups in East Sussex

ESRA: The East Sussex Recovery Alliance was established to guide and support individuals dealing with alcohol/drug abuse, as well as carers and family members affected by their misuse. ESRA believes that recovery is possible via mutual support groups and involvement in community activities. Most of ESRA’s members are long-term recovering addicts and individuals who were affected by a loved one’s drug use in the past.

SMART Recovery: SMART is a science-based programme that employs evidence-based findings and scientific research to help members recover from behavioural and physical addictions. The goals are to help members live a balanced life; cope with urges in a positive way; build motivation; and manage thoughts and behaviours without resorting to drug/alcohol abuse.

NA meetings in/near East Sussex

Church House,
St Michaels-in-Lewes,
High Street
Tuesday 7:30 pm

First Floor Meeting Room,
Café North, 5 North Street
Saturday 6:00 pm

Dorset Gardens Methodist Church,
Dorset Gardens, Kemptown
Tuesday 6:30 pm

AA meetings in/near East Sussex

Peacehaven Evangelical Free Church,
132 South Coast Road
Wednesday 7:30 pm

Parish Church of the Holy Cross,
Downsway, Woodingdean
Thursday 7:30 pm

Level 9 Seminar Room,
Royal Sussex County Hospital,
Thomas Kemp Tower
Thursday 7:00 pm

Addiction Counselling in/near East Sussex

Brighton Oasis Projects (BOP): BOP is a substance misuse service that provides support for affected women and their families in Brighton. They empower and support you to make positive changes and set recovery goals. Oasis also provides support for young people affected by problematic alcohol/drug use. Services in East Sussex include therapy for children and young people, Women’s Recovery Service and a Sex Workers Outreach Project.

11 Richmond Place,
01273 696970

RU-OK: This is a free and confidential service for young people under 18 years old. Team members include staff from Connexions, Social Care, Oasis and YAC. These are addiction specialists who offer consultation services, training from professionals and relevant advice. They work with young people who have a complex substance use disorder that causes serious problems in their everyday lives.

South Wing,
1 Regency Road,
01273 293966

Local Government Addiction Resources in East Sussex

Pavilions Drug and Alcohol Service: Pavilions provide support for adults who are struggling with drug and alcohol use. They treat a range of addictions, including illegal drugs, ‘legal highs’, new psychoactive substances, alcohol and prescription pills.

Richmond House,
Richmond Road,
0800 0149819

Under 19s Substance Misuse Service (East Sussex): This is a multidisciplinary team effort from the local council that offers addiction support to individuals who have issues with alcohol and/or drugs. It caters to children and young people under the age of 19 years in East Sussex.

Ground floor of St Mark’s House,
14 Upperton Road, Eastbourne
01323 464404

How Can I Get to and From East Sussex?

If you’re driving from Brighton to Worthing, the distance is 13 miles and the journey lasts approximately 30 minutes. The fastest route is via the A27 in Hove. Follow the A27 to Sompting Road in Worthing, the A24, A259 and Shakespeare Road, until you arrive at your destination. Don’t forget, we offer a sober transport service for your comfort and convenience, so you don’t have to worry about driving if you’re staying at Recovery Lighthouse.

If you’re travelling from London to Berwick (East Sussex), the average time is 90 minutes by train. Several trains commute between both destinations throughout the day, leaving from London Bridge and Victoria Station. East Sussex is served by several train routes, with regular services to London, Gatwick Airport and Brighton. Major operators are Southern and South Eastern.

The major bus operators are Arriva, Beeline Travel, Autocar, Battle Area Community Transport and Brighton and Hove Buses. Getting around Brighton is affordable and easy, as most attractions are accessible on foot. Brighton and Hove Bus Company operates on a flat rate of £2.20 to any destination within the city or an unlimited one-day travel of £4.60.