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The team at First National Real Estate Cleveland are again banding together in support of Drug ARM’s life-changing drug and alcohol counselling programs – First National Real Estate Cleveland are offering to match up to $3,600 in charity donations...

This year, Drug ARM celebrated nearly twenty years of Schoolies based volunteering.

Once again, a team of Drug ARM volunteers travelled to the Gold Coast to meet and support young people celebrating in Surfers Paradise in the week following the end of their school career.

Our teams spent seven nights on the front...

So much of our Christmas joy comes from giving. The smiles on our family and friends faces when we share our love with them brightens our hearts.

But for a family devastated by alcohol and drugs, Christmas never comes.
 
When a person has a serious alcohol or drug problem it...

Are you concerned about a family member's substance use?

Breakthrough for Families Queensland is a program designed to support families and significant others of individuals affected by substance use. 

The Breakthrough for Families Queensland program involves:

  • Free public...

Jody Wright, current Healthy Options Australia Chief Executive Officer, will succeed long serving Executive Director and Superintendent Dr Dennis Young AM in April to lead and grow the organisation and its related entities in providing alcohol and...

Cedric Man Ching Chee, a highly respected philanthropist and a valued Drug ARM supporter passed away recently at the age of 93.

Drug ARM remembers Cedric as a kind-hearted and noble humanitarian. 


Cedric committed his life not only to his beloved family but to the wider community to which he was a part...

During one of our recent trips to West End, a regular client - a woman we’ll call Deanna - approached the van. Deanna spent the hour smiling and sharing with our volunteers - drinking cups of tea and eating biscuits with great enthusiasm.
 
This happy scene was a far cry from the first...

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...

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