Substance Misuse (BHCC)

Service Information and Contacts:

Pavilions are delivering the Substance Misuse Service for Brighton & Hove from 1st April 2015. Pavilions is a partnership of organisations, led by Cranstoun, a charity with over 45 years’ experience of delivering specialist alcohol and drug treatment. The Pavilions Partnership incorporates the Surrey & Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, local organisations and community groups, each bringing their own unique skills and experience to deliver recovery and health improvement for the city’s communities.

For Prescription and other queries call 01273 731900 during office hours.  Ask to speak directly with the Duty Nurse or Prescriber.

The Pavilions Freephone out of hours helpline will stop running from 1/4/16.  The freephone number (0800 014 9819)  can still be used to get through to Pavilions during operating hours 9am -5 pm Monday to Friday, 9am -7 pm Thursdays, 10am -1 pm Saturdays.

As from 14th December 2015, Pavilions Adult Drug and Alcohol Service will be based at:

Richmond House, Richmond Road, Brighton BN2 3RL. The Ditchling Road and Whitehawk premises will close.

The LPC has been advised that all drug and alcohol services will run from there, apart from some services which will operate from 9 The Drive, Hove, BN3 3JE, until the end of April 2016

Needle exchange services will run from Morley Street.

Here is a flyer from Pavilions with the new address and how to get there plus letter of communication from Pavilions:

We are moving 2 per page copy – 13.11.15

Pavilions move letter to organisations November 2015

All the service users who are currently accessing Pavilion services are being given the flyer and information on the move to Morley Street for the Needle Exchange services.

Payments and Claims:

As from 1st December 2015 ALL invoices and payments for Substance Misuse Services and Needle Exchange are being managed on a monthly basis using the reporting database  NEO.

To get paid you must input all the information before the 8th of each month for the previous month’s supervised consumption and needle exchange transactions.

December 2015 transactions MUST be inputted before the 8th January 2016.  If you miss the monthly deadline you will not get paid.


Click below for support materials from Pavillions:

Brighton & Hove’s Adult Drug and Alcohol Service – promotional material

Brighton & Hove’s Adult Drug & Alcohol Service – promotional material  

Included in this pack is:

 *Please note we also have posters aimed at specific groups such as: LGBT, BME, students, people with learning disabilities, and older people. Let us know if these would be appropriate.

If you require more copies of any of the above please contact the Health Promotion Team on 01273 731900 or at

We would be really grateful if you could place the materials in your reception or waiting areas and on your notice boards AND PLEASE REMOVE ANY OLD CRI LEAFLETS / POSTERS.


Please note that the new contract and service specifications from April 2015 will be posted once finalised and received from Pavillions

These are the LES Specifications previously with BHC PCT – currently rolled over