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Elizabeth is a volunteer counsellor at the Annerley Community and Family Support Service. She has seen first hand the circumstances that lead to drug and alcohol use. “A huge percentage of people that do come here have trauma stories and childhood abuse – and that’s no fault of their own.”


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Nathan came to Drug ARM for help with his drug use. In his words, “It started when my mate passed away. I got heavy into drugs, which meant I ended up on the streets. I ended up losing my home, my family, and my friends. I felt alone, lost and without hope. I had nowhere to go and no one to turn to. It got so bad...

Shaping the community can shape you personally. Something Jenny has learned over her many years as President of the Calamvale Lions Club and through her service to her pocket of Brisbane. During a trip to the international Lions convention in the US, Jenny was deeply affected by the rife homelessness in wealthy cities on the...

Drug ARM Ipswich and Warradale have been keeping busy over the period of ‘Youth Week’. Both offices have visited local schools in order to reach out and engage with youths through their deliverance of interactive and informative sessions on drugs and alcohol.

Students were given information on the effects of...

The Remote Schools Attendance Strategy team based in Boggabilla are preparing to run a series of cultural camps for young males, young females, elders and young fathers and mothers to mentor participants and strengthen community wellbeing.


Activities will focus on caring for the land, language, bush tucker,...

Welcome to the Autumn 2016 Edition of Reaching Out – your direct link to the programs and services of Drug ARM.

Featured in this edition are updates on new Drug ARM services and the latest fundraising and community events. If you would like to receive a copy of Reaching Out directly to your inbox – subscribe at the...

For the third consecutive year, the Rotary Clubs of the West Brisbane Cluster - Toowong, Karana Downs and Brookfield - in conjunction with Drug ARM Australasia and the Zonta Club of Brisbane City Heart - are proud to host the entertaining, enthralling and exhilarating 2016 Opera in the Gardens.

Monies raised by this...

We are grateful to Charlie & Lisa's Bakery for supplying us with around $1000 worth of bread, bread rolls, pastry, donuts, sweet & savoury products to take on our Queensland Street Outreach Service each week.

Outreach Coordinator Graham said 'This partnership has significantly cut down our weekly grocery bill...

On Friday, one of our Street Outreach Service volunteers, Sam, went to his dentist for a check up before his shift.

He walked out with a donation of dental care items AND some homemade baked goods to take on the shift!

Thank you to the staff at Richmond Road Dental, Morningside for your generous donations!...

Our SA State Coordinator Debby and Admin Support Worker Rhona were busy this week attending O Week at both Uni SA and Flinders University.

Students play an integral part in the provision of Drug ARM services, in particular the Community and Family Support Service and Street Outreach Services.

The next round of...

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