Health services

Local Brighton & Hove and national health organisations and services to include, GP’s, dentists, hospitals, pharmacists, mental health services and much more. You can also visit NHS Choices to find services near you, or Healthwatch if you have any worries or concerns about a health service.

Action on Smoking and Health (ASH)

A national public health charity that works to eliminate the harm caused by tobacco. They aim to develop opinion and awareness about the ‘tobacco epidemic’ by providing information and networking opportunities.

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Addaction

A national charity offering specialist mental health, drug and alcohol treatment, with free and confidential addiction services for adults and young people.

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Al-Anon Family Groups

A national group that provides support to anyone whose life is, or has been, affected by someone else’s drinking, regardless of whether that person is still drinking or not. They do not offer advice or counselling, but members give each other understanding, strength and hope.

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Alateen

A national charity for teenage relatives and friends of alcoholics. Alateen is part of Al-Anon. Alateen meetings are attended by 12-17 year olds. Meeting to share their experiences of having, or having had, a problem drinker in their lives . They help and support each other.

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Alcohol Concern

A small national charity that is committed to reducing harm from alcohol-related problems. They help people understand the dangers of drinking too much and to fight for varied and effective treatment services for the people who need it.

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Alcoholics Anonymous

A national organisation of people who support each other to stop drinking by sharing their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

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Alternatives

A safe, friendly, unbiased space to explore the options of a crisis pregnancy. If required, they offer ongoing support whatever choice is made. Their team of dedicated trained counsellors and psychotherapists also work with those suffering the loss of a pregnancy through miscarriage, termination, and still birth and to support those with issues around infertility.

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