No one who abuses drugs sets out to become an addict. Addiction takes time to develop and it’s difficult to quit when you’ve become dependent on drugs to perform normal functions. It can easily take hold of your life and destroy everything you’ve built.
Rehab centres can help you regain control of your life through a combination of detox, maintenance medication and psychotherapy. You’ll come to understand why you abused drugs and learn coping skills to maintain lifelong recovery from drug or alcohol addiction.
Primrose Lodge is a 19-bedroom rehab centre in Guildford. We are passionate about helping our clients make a full recovery from addiction. We staff a multidisciplinary team of experts who use their knowledge combined with innovative techniques to treat addiction and mild-to-moderate mental health illnesses. We are one of the few rehab centres which treats young people aged 16-18 years old – especially those who have eating disorders and other addictions.
Th distance from West Sussex to Guildford is 26.2 miles. For your convenience, we provide a free sober transport service to and from our facility, before and after treatment.
Address: Perry Hill, Worplesdon, Guildford, Surrey
Phone no: 0203 5539263
Same day intake: There is no waiting list at our rehab facility. When you come to us in your hour of need, we offer immediate access to treatment.
Privacy: Private rehab centres spare no cost to protect the privacy of all clients. Your records are confidential and only medical personnel involved with your treatment can access your file.
24/7 support: Patients at our private rehab centre are never alone. We have nurses and recovery workers who are always on hand to monitor your wellbeing and provide help whenever you need it.
The cost of rehab depends on several factors such as location, size of the programme, reputation of the facility, expertise of staff, staff-to-patient ratio, duration of treatment and the number of therapies employed during treatment. Standard rehab centres cost between £1,000 and £1,500 per week. This covers accommodation, meals, therapy and the use of other amenities.
Luxury/executive rehab centres are more expensive because they offer amenities similar to a four-star boutique hotel. You’ll have access to spacious rooms, fine dining experiences, in-house gym plus swimming pool, animal therapy, massage therapy and more. Treatment costs between £10,000 and £15,000 per week.
Crawley Drug and Alcohol Wellbeing Network: CGL provides support for adults aged 25 years and above living in West Sussex. Services include harm reduction advice, referral to local services, rapid access to treatment, BBV testing and Hepatitis B vaccination, needle exchange programme, one on one support, drop-in services, relapse prevention and medical support.
Address: Pelham House, Broadfield Barton Parade, Broadfield, Crawley
Phone no: 01293 525409, 0300 3038677
St Clare’s Community in Worthing: This is a service for homeless people in West Sussex. It also serves as the base for Worthing Church Homeless Project. They provide support for rough sleepers and vulnerable people. Services include advice and information, hot and cold food, clothing, showers, laundry, help with housing, mental health services, substances misuse support and signposting.
WCHP, Town Hall, Chapel Road, Worthing
Bognor Community Substance Misuse Team: A multidisciplinary service for individuals aged 18 and over, who have a drug or alcohol problem. Services include dual diagnosis treatment, comprehensive assessment, counselling, community detox, prescribing services, referral to inpatient detox/rehab, relapse prevention and care planning.
Address: 22 Sudley Road, Bognor Regis, West Sussex
Phone no: 01243 869234
West Sussex Friends and Family Support: They provide support for carers, friends and families who are affected by someone else’s drug/alcohol abuse. Carers Support West Sussex helps carers access call back services, wellbeing support and counselling. They provide over 60 volunteers, 90 members and a dedicated team of Trustees. Services include newsletters, local drop-in services, information about drugs/alcohol, individual appointments and information packs sent out by email or post.
Address: The Orchard, 1-2 Gleneagles Court, Brighton Road, Crawley
Phone no: 0300 0288888
West Sussex Young Carers: A service for young carers under 18. Young Carers are young people who look after a loved one or family member who is misusing drugs or alcohol. The team meets with young carers in a conducive setting. Priorities include helping young carers, reducing the pressure on young carers, helping them get support from school and checking that the family is receiving all benefits available to them.
Phone no: 01903 270300
National Association for Children of Alcoholics: This is a registered charity that addresses the needs of children who grew up with parent(s) who have a problem with alcohol. Helplines are opened from Monday to Saturday and all calls (landline) are free.
Phone no: 01179 243675
Sussex Al-Anon: Al-Anon is a support group for families affected by a loved one’s alcohol abuse. The wounds run deep for some people and the support group provides a safe and secure environment for members to share their experience and support each other.
Friends Meeting House, 23 Church Street, Littlehampton
Friday at 7:45 pm
East Worthing Community Centre, Worthing
Wednesday 11:00 am
St Michael’s Church Hall, South Street Lancing
Monday 7:00 pm
SMART Recovery West Sussex: SMART is a fellowship of people who use a science-based approach to overcome physical and psychological addiction. They incorporate behavioural, motivational and cognitive methods in their meetings. The goals of SMART are to support the use of pharmacology plus therapy, teach self-reliance, tackle any form of addictive behaviour and facilitate meetings that are supportive, educative and open.
Address: 9 The Drive, Hove
Phone no: 07464973428
Sussex Cocaine Anonymous: This is a support group for anyone struggling with cocaine addiction. There are no fees because the group is self-funded by contributions from members. The goal is to maintain abstinence from cocaine and other mind-altering substances.
Bradfield Community Centre, Broadfield, Barton
Thursday from 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
St Barnabas Church, Worth Road, Crawley, West Sussex
Tuesday 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Christ Church, Grafton Road, Worthing
Thursday 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The Old School House, Ham Road, Shoreham-by-the-Sea
Friday 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Inpatient or outpatient treatment: Being treated on an inpatient basis requires you to live in the rehab facility for the duration of treatment. It is more comprehensive, intensive and produces better results. Meanwhile, being treated on an outpatient basis involves receiving treatment from home. You’ll attend rehab at a designated facility but go home at the end of your sessions each day. If you’re a long-term addict, have any co-occurring disorders or have combined alcohol with drugs, inpatient treatment is the best option for you.
Customised treatment: Treatment should be customised to fit your particular needs. For treatment to be effective, it must be tailored to the patient’s needs, given that no two people exhibit the same symptoms.
Location: Do you want to stay close to home or travel further afield for treatment? If you have a supportive family, it’s better to attend rehab within a two-hour radius, so that they can attend family therapy. If your environment was a major trigger for you initially, travelling outside of the area might be the only way to focus on your recovery.
Cost of treatment: Money is a major factor when choosing a rehab centre. It’s easy to be lured by cheap rehab centres, but they don’t usually offer a high quality of care or support. When you’ve trimmed your list, choose a rehab facility that balances cost and quality.
Aftercare support: As an essential part of treatment, it’s important to only attend a rehab centre that offers aftercare support. This entails continued therapy, pharmacology and support groups. Aftercare helps you to maintain abstinence after you’re discharged from treatment.
The Shoreham Centre, 2 Pond Road
Tuesday 5:45 pm
The Vicarage, Wilbury Road
Sunday 5:30 pm
The Vestry of St Philip’s Church, Richardson Road
Monday 6:00 pm
The Pallant Centre, The Pallant, Havant
Friday 7:00 pm
108 London Road
Tuesday 8:00 pm
Sunday 6:00 pm
Christchurch, Old Market Avenue
Thursday 7:30 pm
Coffee Shop, St Symprorian’s Church, New Road, Durrington
Friday 6:15 pm
Christ Church, Portland Road
Monday 7:30 pm
Pulborough Community Centre, Swan View
Tuesday 8:00 pm
Methodist Centre, High Street
Friday 7:30 pm
The Village Hall, School Lane
Wednesday 7:00 pm
Broadwater Parish Church, 117 Broadwater Road
Thursday 7:30 am
St Matthew’s Church Hall, 103 Tarring Road
Tuesday 7:30 pm
Sidney Walter Centre (The Main Hall), Sussex Road
Saturday 7:30 pm
Christ Church, Portland Road
Wednesday 7:30 pm
St Albans Church Hall, Gossops Drive
Sunday 7:00 pm
Crawley Hospital (Seminar Room 2), West Green Drive
Saturday 7:00 pm
Coastal West Sussex Mind: An independent mental health charity in West Sussex that provides support for young people, older adults, carers, families and adults affected by mental health problems. They treat depression, grief and bereavement, post-traumatic stress disorder, psychosis, bipolar disorder, anxiety, schizophrenia, dementia and stress. You don’t have to be referred by a GP or a professional to access these services.
Address: 23 Maltravers Drive, Littlehampton, West Sussex
Phone no: 01903 680746
Addaction Worthing: This is a service for adults who are struggling with drugs and alcohol abuse. Services include assessment, medical prescribing, one on one sessions, structured day programmes, needle exchange, group sessions, talking therapies, access to rehabilitation, drug screening, harm reduction, risk management plans, relapse prevention, liaison with partner agencies and GPs, access to inpatient detox, education, training and employment.
Every individual is allotted a keyworker who helps you to access services via Addaction and other agencies.
Address: Burfree House, Teville Road, Worthing
Phone no: 01903 237038
Ashdown Medway Accommodation Trust (AMAT): AMAT provides temporary accommodation, intensive housing management and support for homeless people. Services are mostly for individuals aged 25 and over. They accept people with mental health issues, addictions and those who’ve been involved in the criminal justice system.
Address: 10 Chelmer Road, Chatham
Phone no: 0800 6981000
West Sussex Children and Young People’s Drug and Alcohol Wellbeing Service: The service is for young people under 25 years living in West Sussex. They offer non-judgmental and friendly support, based on the comprehensive assessment to ensure your treatment needs are met.
Services include relapse prevention, one on one support, harm reduction advice, medical support from doctors and nurses, referral to local services and support for friends and families affected by drug/alcohol abuse.
Address: Emel House, 30-32 Teville Road, Worthing
Phone no: 0300 3038677
West Sussex Drug and Alcohol Wellbeing Network (DAWN): DAWN works from three locations in West, North and Coastal areas of West Sussex. The service is free, friendly and confidential, including safeguarding protocols to keep you safe. Services are for adults aged 25 years and above.
Services include tailored support, one-on-one support, drop-in service, same day assessment, harm reduction advice, referral to local services, health checks, counselling, workshops, key working, relapse prevention and medical support.
Phone no: 0300 3038677
It’s a 50-minute drive from West Sussex to our rehab facility in Guildford. The fastest route is via the B2133 and A281. You’ll pass through Fryern Road, West Chiltington, Monkmead Lane, Mare Hill Road, Broomers Hill Lane, Pilgrims Way in Guildford, Echo Pit Road, Warwick Bench Road, Sydenham Road, and Epson Road to High Street in Guildford.
If you’re visiting West Sussex from London, there are several trains from Blackfriars, Victoria and Waterloo stations to Worthing station. The average journey time is one hour and 20 minutes. Tickets are priced at £12.00, but you enjoy a 43% discount when you book in advance. The Southern Network and Mainline West Line services provide extensive coverage of West Sussex. There are also routes to Gatwick Airport, Littlehampton, South Downs, Horsham, Arundel and Brighton.
In Crawley, trains run south to Horsham and Heath and north to London. If you’re leaving, the A217 leads north to Reigate, with the M23 and A23 linking London and Brighton in the north and south respectively. Gatwick Airport is a busy hub located just outside Crawley. National Express buses commute from Gatwick Airport to the train station.