Eliza is a twenty-eight year old Aboriginal mother of three children, all of whom are in out of home care. She sees the children twice a week. 349 more words
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Abstinence is the first, and often the least difficult step in the journey to recovery from drug and/or substance dependence. Psychosocial rehabilitation focusses on behaviour modification, learning new coping strategies when stress and anxiety are overwhelming as well as coming to terms with having to disassociate from friends still engaged in drug using activities. 669 more words
I once had a football coach who always said that if we were going to tiptoe through the tulips, then we better not even bother suiting up. 543 more words
We are almost to the half way mark of May and we in the southern hemisphere are gazing down the long tunnel of winter. It means opening the door of my home and being greeted by the warmth and friendliness of a cozy fire and shelter from icy issues and cooler temperatures. 377 more words