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Addiction

It’s not hopeless. If you or someone you know is struggling with alcohol or drugs, we can help. We're one of Australia’s largest providers of treatment services, and we’re here for you.

I can’t shake my addiction

Yes, i'd like some help

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Tough love filled the void in my life
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2 September 2020

Nigel finds purpose and hope after years of addiction. words Nigel Johnston I grew up in a middle-class family in Melbourne, went to private schools and was successful in sports, schooling and work. I joined the Australian Defence Forces at 18 and was introduced to alcohol. I immediately knew I had a problem. I didn’t drink like others drank. I drank to change the way I felt. I drank to exc...

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Widening the road to recovery
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18 August 2020

Salvation Army broadens options for people with drug and alcohol issues Words Lauren Martin The Salvation Army has announced changes to its Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) services to allow more partici...

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Family support zooms in during COVID-19
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13 August 2020

Wollongong First Floor Program expands service provision during pandemic...

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Pasta and a box of beanies
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11 August 2020

Loving our neighbours on the street...

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Building bridges to drug and alcohol recovery
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11 August 2020

Day program helps people rebuild their lives...

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I am done with gambling
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14 May 2020

The spring racing carnival is in full swing. The horses immaculately groomed, and the “fashions on the field” are capturing the eyes of the crowd. The bookies are taking their bets and ...

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Dealing with the devil of addiction
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14 May 2020

Jarrod found hope through The Salvation Army's Dooralong Transformation Centre. Today Jarrod beams with goodwill. He laughs easily and often. He has a fulltime job, a bunch of good friends and shares ...

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Surrendering to God ended my battle with addiction
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14 May 2020

I grew up in a good home with a hard-working family. I had a Christian upbringing. I was about 13 when I got involved with drinking, marijuana and cigarettes. It was a fun and rebellious kind of thing...

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Looking forward to a clean Christmas
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14 May 2020

Hayden and Valena, participants of The Salvation Army William Booth House Recovery Services Program, are looking forward to spending Christmas sober with their families this year. Christmas this year ...

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