News and Events

Latest news and events from FAVOR. If you want to find out more information about what we’re up to please get in contact.

On line and phone meetings to keep us connected NO MATTER WHAT!

We will add to this page as and when we can but for now On line and phone meetings to keep us connected NO MATTER WHAT! Twelve Step Recovery: Narcotics Anonymous – http://www.nabyphone.com/ Alcoholics Anonymous – http://aaphonemeetings.org/ Cocaine Anonymous – https://www.ca-online.org/ Adult Children of Alcoholics – https://adultchildren.org/ Al-Anon – https://www.phonemeetings.org/ SMART Recovery: https://www.smartrecovery.org/smart-…/smart-recovery-online/ Jewish Addiction Awareness Network: https://www.jaanetwork.org/resources/jewish-resources.php Buddhist Recovery:

Politicians need to work together to tackle the drug crisis as they are doing to fight Coronavirus.

Drug death campaigners have said politicians should stop playing political football and work together to tackle the drug crisis as they are doing to fight Coronavirus. FAVOR Scotland have said that while tackling coronavirus must be Scotland and the UK’s top priority, politicians must adopt a similar cross-party approach to tackle drug deaths. This evening,

Sign our statement in support of drug consumption rooms

Please email annemarie@facesandvoicesofrecoveryuk.org if you wish your signature or organisation to be added. Drug consumption rooms are one harm reduction intervention in 23 recommendations from FAVOR Scotland’s Report, Working together to challenge stigma & save lifes that could help with the rising drug death crisis.   Public Health England have reviewed the best available evidence for Drug

Drug action group: ‘furious’ response if governments play politics

Drug action group: ‘furious’ response if governments play politics Favor Scotland have warned the Scottish and UK governments to expect a “furious” response from the families of drug death victims if they play political football at the drug summits in Glasgow this week. As part of their campaign, ‘You Keep Talking, We Keep Dying’, Favor

G7 – Our 7th Monthly Gathering

Favor Scotland to plant 200 crosses on Valentine’s Day for drug death victims Drug death campaign group Favor Scotland will plant 200 crosses this Valentine’s Day to remember those lost to drug-related deaths in the last few months alone. Favor (Faces and Voices of Recovery) will hold their seventh monthly gathering at Springburn Parish Church

Favor Scotland calls for £15m funding to rehab beds in Scottish Budget

Favor Scotland calls for £15m funding to rehab beds in Scottish Budget Drug death action group Faces & Voices of Recovery Scotland (FAVOR) are calling for the Scottish Government to deliver at least £15.4 million for drug rehabilitation beds in this year’s Scottish Budget. FAVOR Scotland are also asking every MSP from all parties to

FAVOR Christmas Message 2019

  #You                   #Keep                 #Talking               #We                     #Keep                 #Dying     The work of Faces And Voices Of Recovery UK has traditionally been focused on areas like hope and connection, as evident in the Recovery Walks that we initiated eleven years ago, the number

Vote Thursday December 12th

One of the gifts of recovery is enjoying the rights and responsibilities of being a productive & contributing member of society. One of the benefits of being an active citizen in the UK is being able to vote. You can register here: https://www.gov.uk/register-to-vote You can find out who your current MP is here http://www.theyworkforyou.com/mps/ ASK

Our 5th monthly Drug Death gathering G5 will be held on the 6th of December in Springburn Parish Church

Please join us for our 5th Monthly Drug Death gathering.  Please join us for a candlelit vigil at Springburn Parish Church and a procession through the town to mark the deaths of those who died and to show support for the families who are bereaved. Please book a spot here if you can but dont

Working Together to Challenge Stigma & Save Life’s – Drug Death Gathering 4 (G4)

Faces and voices of recovery Scotland started to organise and mobilise those affected by the soaring amount of drug deaths in Scotland during August 2019, shortly after the latest abhorrent rise in death numbers came out. Over 60 volunteers have been mobilised and so far and three gatherings organised. Through our weekly steering group meetings,