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FAVORUK Annual Conference 2020
Friday 18th September 2020, 11am – 3.30pm
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Recovery in a pandemic: experiences of strength and hope during COVID-19

This year’s conference will give participants the opportunity to hear inspiring stories from individuals who came into recovery during the COVID-19 pandemic and recovery groups and organisations who served our communities during the COVID-19 pandemic


Welcome: Annemarie Ward, CEO FAVORUK

9.35 Introduction: Eugene Milne, Director of Public Health, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

9.45 Key Note Address: Dr Ed Day, UK Recovery Champion

10.05 Alcoholics Anonymous

10.25 Sarah

10.40 All-Party Parliamentary Group on 12 Step Recovery

11.00 Maireed

11.15 Birmingham Service User Group

11.35 Harry

11.50 Coffee break

12.05 Narcotics Anonymous

12.25 NA person tbc

12.50 DATUS – Birmingham peer support organisation

1.10 AA person tbc

1.25 Lunch break

1.55 Cocaine Anonymous

2.15 NA person tbc

2.30 Telford Recovery Community

2.50 Cath

3.05 Penrhyn

3.25 Road to Recovery Trust/George Street Social

3.45 Invitation to Newcastle-upon-Tyne Recovery Walk 2021: Andy Hackett, Newcastle-upon-Tyne City Council

4.00 Close


Download the new logo for 2020 here V2 UK Recovery Walk Newcasle logo


Check here to see the stiff competition and the winning bid from Newcastle

Read here all about how Newcastle won the bid to host The UK recovery Walk in 2020

Please also download our Sponsorship 2020 if you want to be one of this years Sponsors

Looking for places to stay and how to get to Newcastle see here