This date has been marked in Kate Middleton’s diary for weeks. On October 19, the Duchess of Cambridge will speak at an event organized by the Forward Trust to launch the campaign of the association Act against drug addiction. An important moment for Prince William’s wife, as it is a long-term campaign that aims to raise awareness and understanding of drug addiction, its causes and extent in society in order to enable more people to seek and receive help. There, Kate Middleton will meet with the charity’s beneficiaries as well as a number of former drug addicts who will tell her their stories. In her speech, the Duchess is expected to stress the importance of tackling misinformation and misunderstandings surrounding drug addiction.
The launch of this campaign coincides with Addiction Awareness Week, which runs October 18-24, which aims to provide a platform to highlight the challenges of addiction, engage with people and affected families and raise public awareness. Kate Middleton became the sponsor of the Forward Trust last June when the charity merged with Action on Addiction, which was one of its first projects in 2012. “I am delighted that The Forward Trust and Action on Addiction have taken this bold step to join forces and help more individuals, families and children overcome addiction, she said at the time. I had the privilege of being a patron of Action on Addiction for nine years old and have seen The Forward Trust’s work at HMP Send on several occasions. “
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“As the link between early childhood trauma and substance abuse later in life is increasingly understood, it is more important than ever that we focus on these issues in order to create a happier, healthier and better society. enriching, “continued Kate Middleton, engaged in childhood for many years. A few days later, she proudly announced the creation of the Royal Foundation Center for Early Childhood. Through this entity, she wants to “raise awareness of why the first five years of life are so important to our future results in life” but also of “what we can do as a society to seize this opportunity. in the process of creating a happier world, a mentally healthier and more rewarding society ”.
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