STAR Drug and Alcohol Service - East Sussex

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How we can help

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Our alcohol team helps people who need support for their alcohol use.

We provide tailored help for those who are using alcohol. Our support focuses on your needs. We offer one-to-one or group work, substitute prescribing, detox and rehab programmes. 


Find us 

Our alcohol team operates from two main hubs across East Sussex and a variety of satellite hubs, allowing you to get the support you need, wherever in East Sussex you are. 


Find us

  • Thrift House is 5 minutes away from Hastings train station, in Hastings town centre, next to the Nationwide Building Society.

  • 13 Wellington Place
    Hastings TN34 1NY
  • There is a pay-and-display car park at the rear of Castle Parade. Cost - 2 hours £3.30, 3 hours £4.40.

Opening times in Hastings

Please note we are closed for lunch every day from 13:00 - 13:30.

  • Monday9:00 - 19:00
  • Tuesday9:00 - 17:00
  • Wednesday9:00 - 17:00
  • Thursday9:00 - 19:00
  • Friday9:00 - 17:00


Find us

  • Lift House is a five-minute walk from Eastbourne train station.

  • Lift House
    6 St Leonards Road
    Eastbourne BN21 3UH
  • There is limited on-street parking available, and a car park at Eastbourne train station which costs £5.40 per day or part of a day.

Opening times in Eastbourne

Please note we are closed for lunch every day from 13:00 - 13:30.

  • Monday9:00 - 17:00
  • Tuesday9:00 - 19:00
  • Wednesday9:00 - 17:00
  • Thursday9:00 - 19:00
  • Friday9:00 - 17:00

Contact us

Phone: 03003038160

Email: [email protected]

Our secure email address is: [email protected]


Get advice right now

If you have a question or you're worried about something, we’re here for you. Our online chat service is free and you'll be speaking to a trained worker. 

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Treatment options

If you need it, we can offer a range of treatment options to help you on your journey. 

Alcohol treatment options
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What’s on

We run a whole range of group work interventions including:  

  • Pre-detox 
  • Detox Prep 
  • Foundations of Change, Grow and Life 
  • Relapse prevention 
  • Service user involvement  
  • Cocaine and cannabis workshops 

For more details, contact us at [email protected] or 03003038160.  

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Your first visit

We know coming into our service for the first time can be daunting. When you arrive, you'll be greeted by a friendly member of our team. They'll chat to you about what options are available. If you'd like to bring someone else with you, please do.