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Addicted Australia
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November 20, 2020

Can Addicted Australia help shift the stigma of addiction?

Billed by critics as the most realistic depiction of addiction seen on Australian TV screens…
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June 21, 2019

Tackling youth homelessness and its causes

Only 25, Courtney’s life was taken away in just one night. The first shock was…
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March 24, 2019

Staring at your fear directly

Diving in bins for food; literally sleeping on the streets; having cockroaches crawl over my…
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March 15, 2019

The value of graduating

And although many young Australians are half way through the first academic semester of 2019,…
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October 15, 2018

Taking the big step down (33 storeys!) to help our youth up

My partner and I signed up for Abseil for Youth a number of months ago, and while…
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April 20, 2018

What happens after drug and alcohol detoxification?

For the young people who find themselves at David Martin Place (DMP is a youth…
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Happy and sad masks describing feels of abandonment and inclusion
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November 28, 2017

The War on Drugs – a fresh look at addiction

I was completely captivated as each chapter delved deeper into the failings (and successes) of…
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March 23, 2017

Why Philanthropists enable real change

When individuals and groups are passionate about an issue, be it local sporting opportunities, environmental…
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March 21, 2017

‘Couch Surfing’: the modern homelessness

When I proceeded to pack my suitcase for the third round of furry friend minding,…
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September 6, 2016

Should we legalise drugs?

There are plenty of reasons given for legalising – or decriminalising – drugs including eliminating…
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