For 75 years in the UK, and over 80 years globally, 12 step fellowships and 12 step programmes have been and continue to be a pathway to healing for individuals, families and society as a whole, from addiction and mental ill health.
Alcohol misuse costs businesses in the UK per annum
Increase in people that drink problematically in the UK from 2019 - 2021
Illegal drug use costs the UK economy annually
Depression costs businesses n the UK per annum
Of the NHS burden is mental health related
Anxiety costs UK businesses per annum
People within these organisations are not confident to recommend 12 Step Recovery
12 step recovery works.
More than 30 different Anonymous' fellowships hold over 7,000 meetings weekly in the UK. These fellowships help tens of thousands of people to recover from all types of addictions and dependencies.
We want this valuable resource to be widely recommended to the increasing number of people who could benefit from it.
EVIDENCE OF THE GAP
From a webinar survey in March 2022 of c.400 social prescribing and other health care professionals, who had self-selected to join a webinar on Addiction and Social Prescribing (so we can reasonably infer that they were MORE likely than average to know of and to refer to 12 step programmes)…
How many 12 step (Anonymous) fellowships have you heard of?
How many 12 step fellowships do you know are available in your area?
For those in relevant roles, have you ever referred to a 12 step fellowship?
to bridge the gap...
Links to all 30+ 12 step fellowships
Ability to run Evidence Sessions on the Westminster parliamentary estate
Track record in running 'Public Information' (PI) events for health and education professionals
Track record in connecting with MP's constituencies across the country to organise and run Recovery Fairs'
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