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Helping Megan

Years of bullying had worn Megan down. Once a happy and hopeful girl, she retreated into a dark lonely depression. Then.... she tried ice.  

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Triple Care Farm Graduation

Despite the rain and the cold, December 15th was a heart-warming day at Triple Care Farm where a record number of guests came along to the Student Graduation Ceremony. 

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ICAP Charity Day

ICAP Charity Day gives away an entire day's revenue and commissions each year to support charities across the world.

 

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A long road to recovery

SDMF Ambassador, Nichole Sullivan, provides commentary on a recent ABC News article about the price parents are paying to get their children off drugs.

 

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David Martin Place

Ground Breaking Ceremony for the new 'David Martin Place' Youth Detox Centre.
We are very excited to share with you that on Friday 5th August the official ground breaking ceremony for the new detox centre, dedicated to helping youth in crisis was held. As the sod was turned, symbolising the beginning of construction, the centre was also named – David Martin Place.

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CYI, Creative Youth Initiative

In the heart of Surry Hills, surrounded by colourful buildings, vintage clothing stores, little cafes and the hustle and bustle of everyday life in the city, there is a safe and happy haven for young people aged between 16 and 25 – Mission Australia’s Creative Youth Initiative.  

 

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News Archive

One in 3 homeless young people say they are homeless because they are unable to afford housing costs or find work...

Homeless youth are much more likely to have alcohol and drug problems, mental illness and trouble with the law...

33% of youth aged 16 and 17 years have tried at least one type of illegal substance including; cannabis, hallucinogens, amphetamines, ecstasy, opiates or cocaine...

Over 100,000 Australians are homeless on any given night, of which at least 44,000 are aged 12 to 25...