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Thank you to everyone who completed the recent SDMF Supporter Survey. Your feedback helps us to build stronger partnerships with you, improve our work and continue Sir David Martin's dream of providing safety, opportunity and hope to young people in crisis. We'd like to share some of the survey results with you.

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The top 3 Services you think we should be investing funds in as a priority were:

1. Drug and alcohol rehabilitation

2. Detox facilities to help young people withdraw from drugs and alcohol

3. Mental health support

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90% of you are satisfied with the nature and frequency of SDMF communications


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88% of SDMF supporters are very likely to, and feel comfortable talking about and recommending SDMF to others to help youth in crisis.


We always appreciate your feedback. If you have any questions or would like to share your feedback with us, please contact the SDMF team by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone (02) 9219 2002

News Archive

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