News — 2016

Latest news and updates from Scottish Families

Scottish Families always have news to share. Every day we deliver our services, attend events, work on campaigns, and speak with family members. Here is all the latest news from our team and our work. Find out more news on our Facebook page.

Recovery Walk Scotland Whats On!

Recovery Walk Saturday 17th September 2016 THERE WILL BE NO CATERING AVAILABLE AT THE EVENT THEREFORE ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST TAKE A PACKED LUNCH There will be free tea/coffee provided by the Salvation Army at the Kelpies and a free bottle of water provided on your entry to Callendar Park. The event programme can be found […]

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Alcohol Focus Scotland welcomes revised alcohol consumption guidance

Responding to the government’s statement today on the alcohol consumption guidelines, Alison Douglas, Chief Executive of Alcohol Focus Scotland said: Alcohol Focus Scotland welcomes the Chief Medical Officers’ guidance which is based on a comprehensive review of the latest scientific evidence. The guidance makes clear that there is no completely ‘safe’ level of alcohol consumption […]

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Recovery Walk Scotland

The Recovery Walk/ Festival will take place on Saturday 17th September from 11am – 4pm. It is a fantastic opportunity to increase the visibility of recovery in Falkirk, with participants walking 3 miles between The Kelpies and Callender Park. The Recovery Festival will kick off in Callender Park when the walk is over, promising to […]

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VNGOC Statement on the situation in the Philippines

The VNGOC joins the global community in condemning the recent violent, extra-judicial killings and attacks on hundreds of poor people and people who may or may not use drugs in the Philippines. We support our Philippine NGO partners who promote evidence based prevention and diversion programs recommended by the United Nations Office on Drugs and […]

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Press Release: No progress on drink driving deaths

Statistics released by the Department for Transport today show that there has been no improvement in drink driving related deaths since 2010. Campaigners, including the Campaign Against Drink Driving (CADD) and the Alcohol Health Alliance, are calling on the Government to lower the drink-drive limit in England and Wales in order to save lives and […]

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Forth Valley Recovery Olympics

Forth Valley Recovery Community are holding the Recovery Olympics on Friday 19th August 2016 1300-1800 hours at the Ochil Centre, Raploch, FK81QJ. To view and download the poster please click here. It will be a great day come along and cheer the teams along. For more information contact Jardine Simpson () or Sean McCann ().

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Take part in the Recovery Village

This year the Recovery Walk will conclude in Callender Park, where the Recovery Village will be located. The Recovery Village is a place for celebrations of recovery and offers many fun, engaging activities to enjoy. Organisations, fellowships and groups have the opportunity to expand this village by taking up the offer of a free space […]

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