Addiction

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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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Shining the light to help others find the way
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31 March 2021

Jayden overcomes addiction and lives with freedom and hope Words Naomi Singlehurst Just a few years ago, Jayden was struggling with addiction and fear. But, with a growing faith and the support of the...

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A sceptic transformed
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9 February 2021

Left: Zoe, with her puppy Jessie May, is living proof that God is really there, no matter what your life looks like. Right: Major Sandra Nottle holds the poem Zoe wrote and painted the day she became ...

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I finally got there
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8 December 2020

Trevor with the Salvos' Major Brendan Nottle, at Project 614 in Melbourne (photo taken before COVID-19 social-distancing restrictions). After being retrenched, Trevor struggled with drinking and gambl...

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Difficult roads lead to beautiful places
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2 December 2020

Amanda with her mentor, Major John Farquharson, preparing for emergency relief. One of Amanda’s first jobs was at the Doveton Salvos in south-east Melbourne, sorting and distributing toys for c...

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Hope - the ripple effect
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21 October 2020

Support and care changes lives Words Caitlin I remember going to a Salvos church when I was really young. I also remember the Salvos coming to the door and giving me a birthday card when my dad was de...

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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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