One off events

Free Naloxone Training
Various dates in May, June and July. Location: Bristol. Learn how and when to administer Naloxone – come along to learn how to save a life! | BDP, UK

Faith, families, and recovery
12 May 2022. Alcohol Change UK and Adfam are inviting you to take part in an online event discussing faith, family, and recovery | Adfam and Alcohol Change UK, UK

Parents who use drugs: whose rights, what rights?
13 May 2022, 12:30 – 13:30 BST. A safe space for parents, practitioners, policy-makers and researchers to discuss and reflect on drug use and family life | ESRC Relations Study, UK

SDF Webinar – Providing emergency help to someone having an overdose: your experiences
Friday 20 May 2022, 1.00pm – 2.15pm. An SDF survey of people who have acted to help people who have overdosed shows that people have immediate and ongoing support needs and how these are currently met. This webinar shares the survey findings and explores implications for policy and practice.

The DDN Conference 2022
Thursday 23 June, Birmingham. Venue information, programme and tickets launching soon | DDN, UK

Monthly events

Loss through addiction cafe
Join the Good Grief Trust’s ‘Loss Through Addiction Virtual Café’, starting from Thursday 10th February, 6-7pm, and then taking place every 2nd Thursday of the month. The virtual café provides a safe space where people who have been bereaved as a result of addiction can come together; to share their experiences, listen to others and share what they have found has helped them get through difficult times | Adfam, UK

Annual Events

International Recovery Month
September. Recovery Month celebrates the gains made by those in recovery throughout the world with activities and events.

UK Recovery walk
September. Each year FAVOR UK members guided by the bidding process choose one UK city or Town to host the National Recovery Walk/Event.

International Overdose Awareness Day
31 August, every year. International Overdose Awareness Day is the world’s annual campaign to end overdose, remember without stigma those who have died and acknowledge the grief of the family and friends left behind

World AIDS day
1 December, every year. World AIDS Day is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support for people living with HIV, and to commemorate those who have died from an AIDS-related illness. Founded in 1988, World AIDS Day was the first ever global health day.

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