news & TOPICS
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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...
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...
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...
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 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...
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...
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Vote for either Middlesbrough or Luton for UK Recovery Walk 2019
The bids are in. Hi everyone the vote is going out to the general public this year as well as our membership. We hope you will share the page and help raise awareness so that as many people as possible will get the opportunity to decide where the UK Recovery Walk will...
UK Recovery Walk Planning Update February 2018
Please see this months February planning update by clicking on the link here UK Recovery Walk Planning Update - February
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...
UK Recovery Walk Planning Update January 2018
Please click the link below to see our planning update and get in touch if you want to get involved UK Recovery Walk Planning Update - January Download The Recovery Walk Planning Meeting Poster
YOUR Logo & Strap Line for UK Recovery Walk 2018
For all the info about this years walk please go to the Shrewsbury page here
The 9th UK Recovery Walk Blackpool 2017 Brochure #UKRW17
Please down load this years Brochure for all the info you will need for The 9th UK Recovery Walk. See you all soon. Blackpool 2017 final Brochure ONLINE
favor annual reports
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...
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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