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Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, or DBT for short, is commonly used to treat complex mental health issues like suicidal thoughts and behaviours, Borderline Personality Disorder, and more recently, substance misuse issues with young people.
Did you know that one out of every hundred young Australians, will try “ice”. Sadly, many will become hooked early on. Even sadder, is that there are no safe and suitable “detox” options for a young person, who wants to rid their body of this dreadful and highly addictive substance.
Stuart was both abused and neglected by his parents for as long as he could remember. At 16 he couldn’t bear it any longer, so he left home to live on the streets with his dog, Boris. He begged for money and would scrape by each day with just enough to keep him and his dog from starving.
It's been nearly a decade since Amy graduated from Triple Care Farm, yet she still speaks with conviction about where she'd be if it weren't for the support she received. Amy recently sat down with some of the TCF Students to show them that she is living proof that the program works.
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