Talk to Frank - Honest information about drugs

CGL North West Sussex

About this service

CGL is open to all (aged 25+) affected by drugs and alcohol across West Sussex.

Service offers:

  • Tailored support to all adults aged over 25, whatever the level of use
  • A safe place for people to come and feel safe to explore issues relating to their substance use
  • One-to-one support
  • Practical harm reduction advice and information
  • A ‘drop-in’ service so people can access us easily
  • Same-day assessments
  • Helpful tips around knowing your ‘triggers’, and how to manage potentially difficult situations
  • Medical support if you need it, from our team of Nurses and Doctors
  • Referrals into other local services
  • Support for family members and friendship networks
  • BBV testing and Hepatitis B vaccination
  • Needle and Syringe Programme
  • Health and well-being checks
  • Holistic support through workshops, counselling, key-work sessions, ‘pods’ & groups

Referral (how to access this service)

Referral is made by contacting First step on 0330 128 1113 or via email

Catchment (areas they serve)

West Sussex


Centenary House, Northgate, Crawley, West Sussex, RH10 8GN
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Opening times

Monday to Friday 9am - 5.00pm
Drop-in Monday to Friday 1.30pm - 4pm
Groups and assessments on Tuesday evening between 5pm and 7pm

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Help and advice

What to do in an emergency

If you or someone else needs urgent help after taking drugs or drinking, call 999 for an ambulance. Tell the crew everything you know. It could save their life.

What else to do in an emergency