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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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Triple Care Farm Impact and Outcomes

We're delighted to announce the results of the 2013 Impact and Outcome data for the young people who participated in the residential rehabilitation and treatment program at Triple Care Farm as well as those who went on to community based support through the Aftercare program.

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Learning to Counter-Steer

From a young age, life for Harry hasn't been easy. When he was six, his mother moved interstate and he and his two younger brothers lived with their father. Harry felt he had no choice but to sacrifice his own childhood in order to raise his brothers, as his father was often depressed or absent for days.

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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...