A Guide To Alcohol And Drug Detox And Rehab In East Sussex

Comprehensive addiction treatment in East Sussex is best undertaken in a private rehab facility, but in the event you can’t afford these services, there’s still the option of addiction treatment funded by the NHS. If you’re compulsively abusing alcohol, prescription medication or illegal drugs, and experience withdrawal symptoms whenever you try to stop, this means you are in need of professional addiction treatment in a rehab facility.

Withdrawal symptoms can be painful or even life-threatening, depending on the type of drug to which you’re addicted, as well as the severity of your addiction. However, with proper treatment, the discomfort and dangers associated with your withdrawal symptoms can be significantly minimised via a medically assisted detox. Fortunately, whether you live in Hastings, Rother, Wealden or another part of East Sussex, you can easily gain access to such treatment.

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Overview of our services

Located in the heart of Luton, Liberty House Clinic is a fully equipped drug and alcohol detox centre. The surroundings are serene and picturesque, which gives you the perfect setting to make a full recovery, without any disturbance or distractions. We aren’t far from London and our staff are fully trained, with years of professional experience under their belt.

Our rehab facility is the ideal choice if you require expert treatment services that provide a monitored and comprehensive detox and rehabilitation programme that’s tailored to care for your body, mind, and spiritual wellbeing to successfully overcome addiction.

We are 106 miles from East Sussex by road and offer a sober transport service to and from East Sussex. We can also arrange everything, including immediate admission, as well as one year’s free aftercare to give you the best possible experience.

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 Essex?

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

For people who are unable to afford the cost of private rehab, the free option of NHS addiction treatment is available. This option can be accessed in your local community, whether that’s Eastbourne, Lewes, Rye, or anywhere else in East Sussex.

You can access free NHS addiction treatment via a referral from your GP or even a self-referral. Keep in mind that the quality of addiction treatment you receive will be determined solely by the NHS. This means you may not have access to the quality of treatment you desire if going via the NHS.

Addiction Support Groups in East Sussex

Regardless of your location in or around East Sussex, an addiction support group can be found close by to help you on the path to a full recovery. An ideal addiction support group will provide therapies and other forms of treatment to help you achieve long-lasting abstinence.

Accessible addiction support groups around East Sussex include:
Liberty House Clinic is a private rehab facility, where you can receive comprehensive treatment to help beat various types of addiction.

The Oasis Project provides support to the families, friends and carers of addicts.

Young Oasis provides support to the parents, children, friends and carers of addicts.

NA meetings in/near East Sussex

Narcotics Anonymous (NA) is a non-profit society that helps individuals battling with narcotics addictions. The programme promotes complete abstinence from all drugs and hosts regular meetings in and around East Sussex. Meetings occur on various days of the week at different times.

Find your nearest meeting:

The Lords Vineyard
High Street
Uckfield, East Sussex
Monday 7:00 pm

Brighton Book Study
Community Room
St Nicholas Church
Church Street, Brighton
East Sussex
Monday 7:30 pm

AA meetings in/near East Sussex

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is a non-profit society that helps individuals quit drinking and maintain sobriety. There are regular meetings in and around East Sussex. They include:

Hailsham New Start
Hailsham Gospel Mission
15 Station Rd
Monday 12.45pm

Lewes Wednesday
Phoenix Centre
26 Malling St
Wednesday 8.00pm

Addiction Counselling in/near East Sussex

Addiction counselling to help with your recovery is available throughout East Sussex. Popular options include:

Kate Gomez Counselling, Seaford. Telephone: 07888 896013

East Sussex drug and alcohol recovery service (STAR), Hastings. Telephone: 0300 303 8160

How Can I Get To and From East Sussex?

East Sussex is easy to reach from around the UK. Whether you’re driving or making use of public transport, accessibility is convenient.

By train
Several train routes serve East Sussex. Regular services ply Brighton and other parts of East Sussex, and you can even take a direct train from Gatwick Airport. Major services in the region are provided by Southern and South Eastern.

By road
You can access East Sussex via the M25, which is the fastest route. You can also take the M20 and M25 combined.
Taking the M20 to Liberty House Clinic in Luton is roughly a two hour journey. This involves following the A267 and A21 to the M25 in Kent. From there, you can take the M1 to Exit 10. Proceed on the New Airport Way/A1081 until Vauxhall Way/A505 and A5228 until you arrive at Old Bedford Rd in Luton.

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