We know that treatment and recovery hold transformative power for people with drug or alcohol problems – and their families and communities.
We believe that anyone in England with a substance use problem should be able to access evidence-based and person-centred support to keep them safe and enable them to make the change they want to see in their lives. The voluntary sector is the cornerstone of this support.
Collective Voice works in partnership with a range of organisations and alliances to help make this happen:
We work with policy-makers and campaigning organisations to advocate for the importance of treatment and recovery — and the vital role that charities play in delivering it.
We work with providers, officials, people with lived experience and commissioners to ‘build the field’ by sharing information, supporting connection and fostering innovation.
Created through the collective leadership of treatment and recovery charities in 2015, we are proud of our heritage. Read more about our sponsoring organisations. As a charity, Collective Voice is governed by a board of trustees.
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Collective Voice is proud to be an organisational member of the Anti-Stigma Network, which is working to improve understanding of the stigma and discrimination experienced by all people harmed by drug and alcohol use.
We will continually challenge the stigmatisation of drug and alcohol use and treatment, across our engagement with the sector, with the government, and with the public.