Action on Addiction is the only registered charity in the UK working in all fields of addiction to both prevent addiction and support current and recovering addicts. According to its website, the organization “the addiction field in research, prevention, treatment, professional education and family support.” The ultimate vision of Action on Addiction? To free people from addiction.
Addiction can destroy the lives of not only addicts, but family and friends who love them; simply put, Action on Addiction takes strong actions to prevent and resolve the damaging impact of all who suffer. Catherine is a firm believer in a better life for all so naturally, she would be drawn to an organization that takes a stand against the biggest preventable killer in the country. Through her upcoming work with the charity, Catherine will have a platform to help renew and save lives throughout England.
You can help support the charity through donations, whether it be though a straight donation or buying a product in the online bookstore. Action on Addiction also hosts various events, including he Great North Run, The Great South Run, The Royal Parks Half Marathon and The Virgin London Marathon.
To see Action on Addiction’s official announcement on Catherine’s involvement, please visit http://www.actiononaddiction.org.uk/HRH.aspx.
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