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Find out more about our latest news, blog posts and upcoming events to raise funds for young people in crisis.

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September 7, 2020

Understanding Youth Addiction

Understanding is the first step in healing - come & join us at this free…
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Phil Kearns
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August 26, 2020

Phil Kearns joins Reset Challenge

Wallabies champion Phil Kearns has joined the Reset Challenge - teaming up with Sir David…
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August 12, 2020

Her Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley AO QC launches Evolve 2020

Our Patron, Her Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley AO QC, Governor of New South Wales…
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Are wee doing enough for young people with drug and alcohol addiction?
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August 11, 2020

Are we doing enough for young people with drug and alcohol addiction?

A new report released today by Sir David Martin Foundation reveals there is high demand…
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30 years of helping young people
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August 10, 2020

30 years of helping young people in crisis

Today marks 30 years since the passing of our beloved founder, Rear Admiral Sir David…
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August 3, 2020

National Homelessness Week 2020

This week (2 – 8 August 2020) is National Homelessness Week. The theme of this…
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July 19, 2020

Introducing Youth Recovery Month

This September Sir David Martin Foundation will launch the inaugural Youth Recovery Month to create…
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July 6, 2020

Attend our Virtual Winter Country Lunch on Thursday 30 July

** This event has now concluded. See here for upcoming events** Join us for a…
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Understanding Youth Addication Panel Discussion
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July 6, 2020

Understanding Youth Addiction – register now!

As part of Youth Recovery Month, Sir David Martin Foundation invites you to participate in our…
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Samantha at Graduation
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April 27, 2020

‘Triple Care Farm saved my life’

‘Quit your job now. Sam will need full time care for the rest of her…
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April 24, 2020

Sir David’s son honours ANZAC Day in 2020

Read Will's article in The Sydney Morning Herald. As we celebrate 30 years since the…
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March 30, 2020

A message from our patron

Message source The COVID-19 crisis continues to worsen.  Increasing numbers of people have been diagnosed…
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Youth rehab graduation cutting of cake for 30 years
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February 21, 2020

Through drought and fire, storms and flood…

Graduation was postponed in December due to catastrophic fire risk at the farm. Hundreds of…
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Understanding Youth Addication Panel Discussion
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January 15, 2020

Postponed! Understanding Youth Addiction Panel Discussion

Due to the current COVID-19 Government and Department of Health official advice, Sir David Martin…
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Triple Care Farm graduation ceremony young person hugging mother
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January 15, 2020

Triple Care Farm Graduation – postponed due to fire risk

Temperatures were high on the original Graduation date in December 2019. In consultation with the…
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December 5, 2019

Youth Survey reveals top concerns for young people

More than 25,000 young people aged 15-19 years old completed the survey this year. The…
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November 8, 2019

Five stages of change for young people with addiction

The pathway to recovery requires a deeper understanding of the young person’s readiness for change.…
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October 10, 2019

Report highlights the risk of suicide in young people

Mental Health Month in October is a great opportunity to raise awareness of mental health…
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October 1, 2019

Steve ‘Commando’ Willis takes on Abseil for Youth

As the Foundation's newest Ambassador, Commando Steve, has committed to abseiling 135 metres down a…
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Counsellor speaking with young person on bench.
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August 19, 2019

What is Dialectical Behaviour Therapy?

What is DBT? Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, or DBT for short, is commonly used to treat…
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