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Annual Report 2016

A massive thanks to everyone who came along on the day to our AGM & Host winners Party on Friday in The Brink, Liverpool. A special thanks to Kathleen Reilly (Below) who went beyond and above the call of duty helping to organise all the fundraising & support acts. Also a massive thanks to all

UK Recovery Walk Liverpool 2009

UK Recovery Walk Liverpool 2009

The first UK recovery walk took place in liverpool on the 26th of September 2009. It was organised by Jacquie Johnston-Lynch and Recovery Community members from Liverpool and the North-West. Nearly a 1000 people walked amongst a sea of purple and yellow with flags, banners, klaxons, drums and folk singing. Loads of people laughing and

26/09/2009 to 26/09/2009

UK Recovery Walk Glasgow 2010

UK Recovery Walk Glasgow 2010
01/09/2010 to 01/09/2010

UK Recovery Walk Cardiff 2011

UK Recovery Walk Cardiff 2011

The walk in Cardiff had very set aims, to counter the prejudice, discrimination and stigmatisation of people with addiction and mental health problems. It was very inclusive and welcoming of everyone who attended again, from all over the UK.  To hear John and Carol  Shinholser who came over from the states to speak and to

01/09/2011 to 01/09/2011

UK Recovery Walk Brighton & Hove 2012

29/09/2012 to 29/09/2012

UK Recovery Walk Birmingham 2013

UK Recovery Walk Birmingham 2013

Confirmed date of The 5th UK Recovery Walk is 22nd September 2013, Start point is 12pm from Victoria Square, Birmingham City Centre. If you are driving Parkopedia is a good website to find the most cost effective parking available. The postcode for the beginning of the walk at Victoria Square is B1 1BD. The postcode

22/09/2013 to 22/09/2013

UK Recovery Walk Durham 2015

Durham Recovery Walk 2015

Durham will host the UK Recovery Walk 2015. Congratulations to the winning bidders Durham Recovery Forum.  The announcement took place at the UKRW Charity’s AGM and Host Winner’s Party in the Brink Liverpool on 19th of July 2014. Durham beat Bristol as the host city for 2015, after receiving 80% of the members’ votes. Congratulations

12/09/2015 to 12/09/2015

UK Recovery Walk Halton 2016

UK Recovery Walk 2016

If you would like to help support of sponsor the UK Recovery Walk this year in Halton please see here Sponsor The UK Recovery Walk 2016 Download this years walk booklet here Favor UK Recovery Walk 2016 To get tickets for the sleepover and or conference please click on the link below Join us for the

10/09/2016 to 10/09/2016

Recovery Month 2014 comes to an end

This blog was originally written for and posted at “Now in its 25th year, international Recovery Month raises awareness of substance use disorders and promotes the societal benefits of prevention, treatment and recovery support services. Throughout September thousands of people across the UK have organised local events celebrating the fact that recovery from addiction

Faces and Voices of Recovery UK annual conference 2016

Faces and Voices of Recovery UK annual conference 2016 (In partnership with the University of Chester and Halton Borough Council) Addiction, Recovery and Families Friday September 9th 2014 Select Security Stadium Lowerhouse Lane Widnes WA8 7DZ Confirmed speakers include: Professor Jim Orford The impact of addiction problems on the family, and the development of methods,

Funded by an educational grant from Indivior