Welcome to Recovery Connections!

This is the first online recovery community in Scotland run by people in recovery.

We are a friendly, helpful network, supporting individuals, families and communities involved in recovery. 

Please join our forum and post any ideas and thoughts you might have on recovery in Midlothian and East Lothian.

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Recovery Conversations (Why not join in?)

What have you always wanted to try?

If you don't know, Horizons and Starfish Recovery cafes want their coffee and cakes to be the hub for as many great recovery focused activities as people can come up with. So what have you always wanted to do? Is your new years resolution to get more exercise? Well maybe we could start a running club. Have you always wanted to learn how to surf? Maybe we could get some lessons.  Whatever it is you want to do, why not see if Starfish or Horizons want to do it too and post your ideas below?

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Principles of Recovery Connections

1. It exists to support individuals, families and communities in recovery from alcohol  
and drug dependence.

2. It aims to create a network which links up all the great recovery activity across Midlothian and East Lothian.

3. It will be led by people in recovery.

4. It seeks to encourage the growth of recovery in ways that meet people’s needs.

5. It will be innovative and bold in looking at different ways of promoting and supporting…

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Where to find support

People need different types of support at different times in their recovery. This can involve family support, mutual aid, treatment services and being with people who have made positive changes. This site helps to point people in the direction of support.

For details of substance misuse services in your area click here


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