Recovery Month 2021

See what events are happening across Humankind's services, track our many Recovery Walks, and get involved!

Events and Recovery Walks across Humankind services throughout Recovery Month 2021

Wednesday 1st September

  • Recovery Month begins
  • The Greens at Sheffield Recovery Focused Accommodation – Recovery House Meeting
  • South Tyneside Adult Recovery Service – Recovery Walk

Thursday 2nd September

  • The Greens at Sheffield Recovery Focused Accommodation – Recovery Walk & Litter Pick

Tuesday 7th September

  • The Greens at Sheffield Recovery Focused Accommodation – Recovery Walk

Wednesday 8th September

  • North Yorkshire Horizons – Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge
  • North Yorkshire Horizons – Pen-y-ghent Circular Recovery Walk
  • North Yorkshire Horizons – Recovery Walk Base Camp BBQ, mindfulness and meditation.

Thursday 9th September

  • The Greens at Sheffield Recovery Focused Accommodation – Recovery Walk & Litter Pick

Monday 13th September

  • The Greens at Sheffield Recovery Focused Accommodation – Way of the Roses bike ride (part 1)

Tuesday 14th September

  • The Greens at Sheffield Recovery Focused Accommodation – Way of the Roses bike ride (part 2)

Wednesday 15th September

  • The Greens at Sheffield Recovery Focused Accommodation – Way of the Roses bike ride (part 3)

Thursday 16th September

An advertisment for Recovery Street Film Festival's Live Q&A on 16th September 2021

Friday 17th September

  • Barnsley Recovery Steps – Recovery Walk
  • Staffordshire Adult Recovery Service (STARS) – Recovery Walk

Thursday 23rd September

  • Forward Leeds – Recovery Graduation at Elland Road
  • The Greens at Sheffield Recovery Focused Accommodation – Recovery Walk & Litter Pick

Sunday 26th September

  • Calderdale Recovery Steps – Recovery Month event in Halifax Town Centre, with public speakers, bands, choirs and stalls.

Thursday 30th September

  • The Greens at Sheffield Recovery Focused Accommodation – Garden Party – Sign up for a free ticket here.
  • South Tyneside Adult Recovery Service – Recovery Walk

Recovery Walks (and other modes of transport!)

South Tyneside Adult Recovery Service (stars), 1st September & 30th September

Join the stars (South Tyneside) team on their two recovery walks of the month. Each walk is approximately 6 miles, beginning at 10:30am at the Amphitheatre in South Shields, and ending at Souter Lighthouse.

Forward Leeds, 4th September

3.2 mile walk from Leeds Dock to 5 Ways to Wellbeing at The Recovery Adacemy, along the River Aire and Leeds Liverpool Canal. Read more about Forward Leeds’ Recovery Walk here.

A map of Forward Leeds' recovery walk to recognise National Recovery Month

The Greens at Sheffield Recovery Focused Accommodation, 13th – 15th September

In addition to their many Recovery Walks and litter picks, The Greens will undertake a three-day, 170 mile bicycle ride from coast-to-coast, setting off from Morcambe and ending at Bridlington. Support their colossal cycle with a donation here.

A map showing the Way of the Roses coast-to-coast cycle route, which The Greens at Sheffield Recovery Focused Accommodation will be undertaking for National Recovery Month

EDP Drug & Alcohol Services, 13th – 17th September

Okay, EDP staff aren’t quite embarking on an expedition up Mount Everest, but they are climbing the combined number of stairs it would take to reach the summit in just five days during National Recovery Month. That’s 3000 staircases, or 8,849 metres, by our calculations! Support their adventure with a donation here.

A picture of Mt Everest as a visual representation of the combined distance of total stairs climbed by EDP staff

Barnsley Recovery Steps, 17th September

10 mile route starting and ending at Mclintocks, via Locke park, Worsborough reservoir, the Trans Pennine Trail, Wombwell Woods, and Stairfoot. Support their epic ramble walk with a donation here.

A map of Barnsley Recovery Steps' Walk for Recovery on 17th September

Staffordshire Treatment & Recovery Service (stars), 17th September

2.8 mile round walk starting at Haregate Community Centre in Leek, and heading to Tittesworth Reservoir, before returning to the community center.

A map plotting the Recovery Walk for Staffordshire Treatment and Recovery Service, starting and ending at Haregate Community Centre in Leek, via Tittesworth Reservoir

Total miles travelled across Humankind for Recovery Month to date (updated daily): 1186.9

Keep an eye on this page for more updates on Recovery Walks happening across Humankind’s services for National Recovery Month 2021.

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