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.

An Open Letter to Directors in Public Health in England from FAVOR UK

We note with interest the alarm expressed by some Directors of Public Health in England at suggestions that the NHS may asset-strip what’s left of public health services in local authorities, for example the piece here and here   We watched on with bemusement as Directors of Public Health in England grabbed the Pooled Treatment Budget

FAVOR UK Christmas Message 2018

This year’s Christmas message is not one I have wanted to write. I have put it off until today. On the 10th of November my mother died of a gastro intestinal bleed caused by excessive alcohol intake. As I write this I am worried about the inappropriate shame my loved ones might feel reading this.

UK Recovery Walk Shrewsbury 2018 Brochure

Here it is folks –  This Years UK Recovery Walk Brochure. All the info you need for this years walk. Please down load it here. ukrwfinal2  

Our Annual Report 2017/18

On behalf of the board, I am proud to present the Trustees’ Annual Report, which sets out, for our supporters, members and the general public, what we have achieved and to give sight and opportunity for our members to influence our work going forward over the next year. 2017/18 has been a phenomenal year for

Vote for either Middlesbrough or Luton for UK Recovery Walk 2019

The bids are in. Hi everyone the vote is going out to the general public this year as well as our membership. We hope you will share the page and help raise awareness so that as many people as possible will get the opportunity to decide where the UK Recovery Walk will be held in

Liverpool Withdraw their Bid to host 2019

Liverpool withdraw their Bid. Just for clarification – there has not been a note of interest from London as yet but we are expecting one and only moments ago this afternoon we have also received a note of interest from Middlesborough Recovery Community to host 2019.  Update June 14th 16.50 I am writing as promised

UK Recovery Walk 2019 – Note of Interest From Liverpool

We have just received the first note of interest to host the UK Recovery Walk 2019. Why your area should host it Liverpool was the venue for the first UK Recovery Walk in 2009, partly in recognition of the growth and vibrancy of recovery in the city. Services such as Park View Project, SHARP Liverpool

Volunteer Vacancies @ Faces & Voices of Recovery UK

First of all let us just say we realise these are very skilled posts and many people earn a good living doing these types of work. Let us also tell you that if we had funding we would pay you a very good living for doing these posts. But as it stands at the moment

Heroin Assisted Treatment Evidence Summary

Please feel free to down load Heroin Assisted Treatment Evidence Summary & table below HAT Evidence summary HAT RCT summary table


The UK Recovery Declaration of Rights is a statement of the principle that all people have a right to recover from addiction to alcohol & other drugs. We call on all our friends, family, loved ones and our elected officials to take action to build communities of recovery that will support those people and their families