Michaela Jones

I am a member of the Board of Recovering Justice. I have lived experience of addiction recovery and have spent the last ten years as a recovery activist (recoverist). During this period I have worked with numerous organisations – including treatment services, NHS trusts and government bodies – with a particular focus on building resilient recovery communities. Read more

Aidan Halpin

He is in long term recovery and works as a Probation Officer with 30 years’ experience, currently in the Court setting. Passionate about justice and public protection as well as individual dramas and structural inequalities, he is convinced by personal and professional experience and research that the war on drugs is lost; that our societies and communities have appetites for drug use that will not disappear or diminish because of prohibition or punitive legislation. Read more