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TCF-students-2 thumb2Check out Sir David Martin Foundation's latest news and read some of the stories of the young people you've supported.


 

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About a month before the abseil, we usually get heaps of calls from reluctant abseilers expressing concerns about not reaching the fundraising target. First off, let us start by saying that 95% of people do get there in the end.

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David

David a young man from rural NSW, arrived at TCF with a number of challenges including a short hospitalisation for active psychosis. During his time at the Farm, he learned to manage his substance use and mental health.

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Sadie

Sadie didn't feel that she had anything to live for after coming out of rehab. She had been institutionalised for 9 months and had burned all her bridges due to her drug past. She had forgotten how to laugh and be herself after years spent in the living hell of addiction.

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Homemade Lemonade

Not long ago we received a very heartwarming letter from three lovely, entrepreneurial children who were keen to donate the proceeds of their lemonade stand to Sir David Martin Foundation. They even took the time to illustrate their delicious recipe!

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Triple Care Farm Alumni

We're developing a tool for Triple Care Farm alumni which aims to keep the learning active while connecting young people to each other and to program staff.

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Ice, also known as crystal meth, is the crystallized form of methamphetamine—a powerful white synthetic drug that increases dopamine levels in the brain and produces a euphoric "rush", increased energy and strong sense of confidence.

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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...