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FAVOR UK Christmas Message 2021

FAVOR UK Christmas Message 2021

  I have worked in this field for over 2 decades. I have worked across the length & breadth of the UK. During that time, on the ground in service delivery, operations management & strategic planning regionally, nationally & even internationally. I am...

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The Right to Recovery Bill Consultation Response

The Right to Recovery Bill Consultation Response

Please feel free to use a s much or as little of the suggested responses below a syou like and please share with your friends and family to also respons. The more responses we have the better.   ll responses should be received no later than 11.59pm on Wednesday...

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Drug Deaths kicked into the long grass again

Drug Deaths kicked into the long grass again

Of Course another year of hand wringing, statements, nice words & Drug Deaths have been kicked into the long grass yet again. Why? Because of the class of people who are dying. The national figures say it's our people in the poorest parts of Scotland that are 18...

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We are hiring

We are hiring

  Are you looking for a new challenge and opportunity to make a real difference to peoples lives and communities?  We have the following new and exciting roles:  Operations Manager and 2 x Support and Advocacy Advisors.  Advocating for those in addiction in...

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Responding to the ONS data on drug related deaths today

Responding to the ONS data on drug related deaths today

Responding to the ONS data on drug related deaths today, Annemarie Ward, CEO at FAVOUR UK, said: “Across the UK Alcohol & other drug related deaths is at epidemic proportions & A public health emergency should be declared and be responded to as such. “COVID-19...

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Treatment: Buprenorphine

Treatment: Buprenorphine

Buprenorphine is used in medication-assisted treatment (MAT) to help people reduce or stop the use of heroin or other opiates. It has been available in Europe as a treatment for heroin/opioid dependence since 1996. Buprenorphine is an opioid-receptor partial agonist...

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Treatment: Types of Detox

Treatment: Types of Detox

Detox is moving from your regular drug use to no drug use, with the help of various medications. There are different types of detox. The types of substances having been abused as well as the withdrawal symptoms experienced will influence which type of detox is...

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Treatment: Rehabilitation

Treatment: Rehabilitation

WHAT IS REHAB? Inpatient rehabs are intensive, residential treatment programs designed to treat serious addictions. Patients stay at a clinic in a controlled environment with 24-hour medical and emotional support. During inpatient treatment, residents are able to...

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Opioid Painkiller Dependency

Opioid Painkiller Dependency

What is Opioid Painkiller Dependence? Opioid Painkiller Dependence (OPD) is a physical addiction to prescription, and or over the counter painkillers. Opioid painkiller dependence is a long-term medical condition — and one that can be treated effectively. Many people...

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Choosing Recovery

Choosing Recovery

Recovery means different things to different people, and everybody’s recovery is different. Recovery is never out of reach, no matter how hopeless your situation seems. Change is possible with the right treatment and support – even if you’ve tried and failed before....

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Emergency Help

Emergency Help

Here’s what you need to know should you ever have to help a person who’s having a bad reaction to a drug or overdosing. Following these steps could save their life. What to look out for AnxiousTensePanickyOverheated and dehydratedDrowsy, orHaving difficulty with...

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Annual Report 2016

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 who went beyond and above the call of duty helping to organise all the fundraising & support acts....

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UK Recovery Walk Compendium

UK Recovery Walk Compendium

Please click here on the Compendium to see a collection of stories from the UK Recovery Walks since their inception in 2009. The compendium is a real celebration of the walks that have taken place up until now. We hope you enjoy reading about some of the memories  we...

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