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The Big Give Christmas Challenge

The Big Give Christmas Challenge

We’re very excited to let you know that FiLiA has been selected to participate in the Big Give Christmas Challenge 2022, the UK’s largest match funding campaign. Last year, thanks to generous supporters like you, the campaign raised over £22 million for participating...

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UK’s First Addiction Advocacy Service

Please enjoy reading even though it will be very disturbing for the comfortable, but comforting to the disturbed.   We are pleased to launch this report at the end of our first full year as the UK's First & only addiction advocacy service. With your...

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UK RECOVERY WALK Newcastle 2022

UK RECOVERY WALK Newcastle 2022

At last --- Starting point is 12.00 at Ceremonial Way (next to the Civic Centre) on 17th September 2022. We will walk down Ceremonial Way, to the City and then back to the park for the rest of the day. Join the Recovery Walk Newcastle 2022 17th September 2022...

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Purple Heart of Recovery

Purple Heart of Recovery

The History of the Purple Heart Way back in 2012 we created the purple heart of recovery as our charity's emblem to represent the bravery & courage required & practiced daily, by people in recovery & their families, friends & allies. Honouring all...

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Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast

Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast

If the Scottish Government is truly serious about their national mission to save lives, then we should make every effort to learn from the things that have happened in England over the past 13 years. Politics and ideology have dominated this field for too long, and I...

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Scotland’s National Lived Experience Collabortive

Scotland’s National Lived Experience Collabortive

FAVOR UKs Response, as you know we cant work for free anymore.  "A human rights-based approach places people and their human dignity and rights at the centre of all policy and decision-making." (Corra Foundation, 1st July 2022) We entirely...

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The Right to Recovery – Tory Bill & Other Myths

The Right to Recovery – Tory Bill & Other Myths

Yeah click under here incase you're under the illusion of hype & spin ! Click here to see our Mythbusting booklet Today the *final proposal* for a Right to Addiction Recovery (Scotland) Bill was submitted to @ScotParl after the draft proposal earned 'full' or...

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Drug Consumption Rooms in Scotland

Drug Consumption Rooms in Scotland

A closer look FAVOR UK suggested the establishment of Drug Consumption Rooms (DCRs) as one or our 23 recommendations to the Scottish Government in 2019, in our report - Working together to challenge stigma & save lives but cautioned: " We recommend medically...

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recovery month

UK RECOVERY WALK Newcastle 2022

UK RECOVERY WALK Newcastle 2022

At last --- Starting point is 12.00 at Ceremonial Way (next to the Civic Centre) on 17th September 2022. We will walk down Ceremonial Way, to the City and then back to the park for the rest of the day. Join the Recovery Walk Newcastle 2022 17th September 2022...

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Purple Heart of Recovery

Purple Heart of Recovery

The History of the Purple Heart Way back in 2012 we created the purple heart of recovery as our charity's emblem to represent the bravery & courage required & practiced daily, by people in recovery & their families, friends & allies. Honouring all...

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End of Recovery Month 2020

End of Recovery Month 2020

Normally at the end of Recovery month we are invigorated and reenergised in our commitment to celebrating recovery but this year it has been more difficult to celebrate and here’s why. The impact of lockdown on recovery according to a yougov poll says that 39% of...

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UK Recovery Month Toolkit

UK Recovery Month Toolkit

What is Recovery Month? Now in its 32nd year, Recovery Month celebrates the gains made by those in recovery, just as we celebrate improvements made by those who are managing other health conditions such as hypertension, diabetes, asthma, and heart disease. Each...

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recovery walk

UK RECOVERY WALK Newcastle 2022

UK RECOVERY WALK Newcastle 2022

At last --- Starting point is 12.00 at Ceremonial Way (next to the Civic Centre) on 17th September 2022. We will walk down Ceremonial Way, to the City and then back to the park for the rest of the day. Join the Recovery Walk Newcastle 2022 17th September 2022...

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Newcastle 2021 UK Recovery Walk Brochure

Newcastle 2021 UK Recovery Walk Brochure

Hey everyone please check out this years brouchre for the UK Recovery Walk 2021 (NEWCASTLE)   favor2021   Across the UK we have seen even more of our friends and family lost to alcohol & other drug deaths. As usual each year we see the usual commentary...

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UK Recovery Walk 2019 Brochure.

UK Recovery Walk 2019 Brochure.

Here it is folks Download it here Final Brochure 2019 Thanks to all our Sponsors - we couldn't do it without you - thats just a plain fact ! We are so grateful for your unconditional support each year. Hugs from all of us and from everyone who will attend over the...

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favor annual reports

Our Annual Report 20/21

Our Annual Report 20/21

Firstly, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for being interested in our work, and whether you are a person in or seeking recovery, a commissioner, a funder, a critic, or a member of the media - we want to extend a warm hand of friendship, and our...

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Our Annual Report 2019/20

Our Annual Report 2019/20

Please find the press release below and the download to our Annual Report .   Annual Report 2020_print version. Scotland “going backwards” on tackling drug deaths  A campaign group has said Scotland is now “going backwards” in efforts to tackle drug deaths.   A...

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Our Annual Report 2017/18

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...

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Annual Report 2015-2016

Annual Report 2015-2016. Our Annual Report is our one opportunity each year to draw attention to the work we are proud of and to share with you our hope & optimism going forward. A message from the Chair of Trustees Our aims Our vision Review of 2015-16 Recovery...

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