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The 6th UK Recovery Walk Planning Update No 3.

As you will have no doubt heard the date for this years walk has now been confirmed . Please download our recovery-walk-flyer PDF and display where you think best. As promised here is our latest update on how the planning of the walk is going .

The 6th UK Recovery Walk Greater Manchester, Saturday 13th of September 2014

It has just been confirmed that the official date and location for The 6th UK Recovery Walk is Saturday 13th of September 2014 at Castlefield Arena, Manchester. The celebrations will start at 12pm, with the Walk commencing at 2pm. A full day of entertainment is been lined up ending at 7pm. More detailed information coming […]

Affinity Magazine February Edition

Please click on the link to download the latest edition of Affinity Magazine !

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Trustee Profile – Jon Royle

We are delighted to welcome Jon Royle as a Trustee of Faces & Voices of Recovery UK. Jon is a highly respected member of the UK recovery community.  His wealth of experience will benefit greatly our efforts to support the recovery community and recovery advocacy here in the UK. Here is what he wrote when […]

A Book about Recovery

I’m looking to write/edit/compile a book about recovery.  My wish is that the book celebrates recovery in all its varieties, joy, gladness, poignancy, regret, relief.  However this is a book that needs to be written by the recovery community themselves rather than just one person, as everybody’s experience is different.

When reaching out to the media.

We are all very aware that the media has tremendous power to shape how the public views people with addiction problems. Media coverage – or lack of it – can radically alter how the public thinks about people with addiction and the reality of recovery. Traditionally, media coverage has focused on the problem – addiction; […]

Top Tips for speaking with the Media

When dealing with the media, we would suggest great caution. In particular for those of you in early recovery. It has been our experience that the  same media that extols the virtues and stories of newly visible recovery advocates or celebrity fresh from rehab can also manipulate and feed unhelpful stereotypes and myths about addiction […]

Recovery Messaging Questions and Answers Guide

Our Questions and Answers Booklet Updated 2015-1 can be useful for people in recovery, family, or friends to use to talk about recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs.

Using Your Story Booklet

There are many ways that you can take action and be an advocate for recovery. The level of action that you take will depend on the stage and stability of your recovery and your own personal circumstances.

NEW Board Directors/Trustees Required for The UK Recovery Walk Charity

To continue to deliver high quality support and enable our members to engage fully with their local communities, we would like to recruit two new Board Directors/Trustees.

Chief Executive Officer, UK Recovery Walk Charity

The UK Recovery Walk Charity has voted in Anne Marie Ward as its inaugural Chief Executive. The UK Recovery walk charity is delighted to announce the appointment of a Chief Executive following a period of strong growth to maintain consistency of leadership, and to provide and implement a clear strategic direction.