FAVOR UK

AN ADDICTION CHARITY PROMOTING RECOVERY 

UK Registered Charity No SC043061

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RECOVERY WALK 

UK Recovery Walk 2022 will be held this year in Newcastle at Ceremonial Way on 17th September 2022.

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RECOVERY CONFERENCE

The UK Recovery Conference 2022 will be held this year at Newcastle College on Friday 16th September 2022.

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Faces & Voices of Recovery UK is part of a worldwide policy advocacy movement that is taking on issues of discrimination, social justice and service access

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Definition of Radical & Practical = Right to Recovery Bill.

We have often heard that those of us pushing for a legally challengeable right to access treatment, through our Right to Recovery Bill, should focus on the Equality Act 2010 instead, specifically the exclusion of those in addiction from the protection the Act would...

The Right to Recovery – Tory Bill & Other Myths

Yeah click under here incase your 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...

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...

Learning to discern entails humbly attuning our ears & softening our hearts

  Since we began emulating the work of FAVOR in America, back in 2009, we have learned a great deal about the addiction sector and its very different dynamics across the UK, as well as in other areas of the world.  Since we first started organising &...

Advocacy Project 6 Month Report

In 2021 we made the case despite substantial opposition & were awarded via the Corra foundation funding to deliver what we believe was a desperately needed advocacy service. Our belief & need has been proved greater than we anticipated. Without any real launch...

Bidding Process open to host the UK Recovery Walk

We are now open to notes of interest and applications for the hosting of The UK Recovery Walk in 2023. Bidding Process for to Host the UK Recovery Walk Applying to host The UK Recovery Walk is a two-step process: Note Of InterestBidding Specification...

5 Point Pledge for Election Candidates

Its really simple, Alcohol and other drugs related death across the UK is deeply worrying with the leading cause of deaths for people aged 20-49 being due to addiction and mental ill health. Sadly, there are 70 alcohol-related deaths & at least 17 Drug related...

The Shortcoming is in me, NOT the programme!

I have navigated the 12-step community for nearly two decades, and in that time I have witnessed countless people and families being returned to health. These many life changing events have placed me in a position where I can never doubt the efficacy of the 12-step...

Mythbusting The Bill

Yeah click here incase your under the illusion of hype & spin ! Click here to see our Mythbusting booklet

The Right to Recovery Consultation Closes

For Immediate release FAVOR UK and it's partners would like to thank everyone who has met with us over the last 3 months regarding our Right to Recovery Bill . We wish to extend an extra thanks to those who took part in the consultation with an open mind to what it...

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