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Spare a thought for Millie. Her Uncle had been coming into her room and getting into bed so he could “… mess with me.” Scared and abused she tells her Aunty who threw her out of the house. She now had to survive on the streets of Redfern.
Though she didn’t know it at the time, the call from the hospital to Triple Care Farm (one of the 7,000 we received) was Millie’s lucky break.
Last year 150 drug and alcohol addicted young people, many afflicted with mental illness, attended Mission Australia’s Triple Care Farm. They were the lucky ones as we treat both the addiction and the mental illness.
Our teams of specialists were able to help the large majority of these kids find the right path to a better and productive life.
We have a commitment to develop a second farm to meet the needs of young desperate people like Millie as soon as we can. That’s over a hundred more young lives you can help save this coming year.
Approximately 40% of 14-19 year olds drink at levels that risk harm in the short-term like accident and injury...
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