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Find out more about our latest news, blog posts and upcoming events to raise funds for young people in crisis.

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rethink addiction
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April 5, 2021

It’s time to Rethink Addiction

Addiction is one of Australia’s most misunderstood health conditions. Sir David Martin Foundation is proud…
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mental wellness
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March 15, 2021

Mental wellness drops globally

A new survey has found that mental wellness has declined significantly, with the worst effects…
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Elli Youth Ambassador
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March 11, 2021

Congratulations to Youth Ambassador Elli

We are delighted to announce that our Foundation's Youth Ambassador, Elli Reinhard is a finalist…
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summer impact
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February 22, 2021

Impact Summer edition out now

The start of a new year always brings sensations of opportunity and hope - themes…
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February 19, 2021

Welcome Paul Hennessy

Sir David Martin Foundation Board Chair, Will Martin, has announced changes to the Board of…
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Graduation 2020
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January 5, 2021

Congratulations to the 2020 Triple Care Farm Graduates

We are so incredibly proud of all the 2020 Graduates of Mission Australia's Triple Care…
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Hugo mental illness and addiction
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December 20, 2020

Hugo shares his story

Why do young people become addicted to drugs and alcohol?  Recent Triple Care Farm graduate,…
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Lady Martin
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December 2, 2020

Lady Martin OAM honoured by Mission Australia

Lady (Suzanne) Martin OAM has been honoured for her  30-year commitment to helping young people…
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Addicted Australia
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November 20, 2020

Can Addicted Australia help shift the stigma of addiction?

Billed by critics as the most realistic depiction of addiction seen on Australian TV screens…
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2020 Youth Survey
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November 19, 2020

2020 Youth Survey

It comes as no surprise that in a year characterised by disruption and uncertainty, stress…
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30 years of helping young people
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October 14, 2020

Highlife highlights Sir David’s legacy

The Martin family recently spoke to Highlife Magazine Southern Highlands about Sir David's extraordinary life…
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take a virtual trip to Triple Care Farm
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October 12, 2020

Take a virtual trip to Triple Care Farm

Want to learn more about Triple Care Farm's best practice treatment model for youth drug…
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mental-health-month
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October 6, 2020

October is Mental Health Month

October is Mental Health Month in Australia - a time to shine a light on…
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October 1, 2020

Reset Challenge extended

It's been amazing to see so many people involved in the inaugural Reset Challenge -…
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Understanding Youth Addiction
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September 15, 2020

Understanding Youth Addiction

Understanding is the first step in healing! Sir David Martin Foundation was delighted recently to…
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Phil Kearns
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August 26, 2020

Phil Kearns joins Reset Challenge

Wallabies champion Phil Kearns has joined the Reset Challenge - teaming up with Sir David…
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August 12, 2020

Her Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley AO QC launches Evolve 2020

Our Patron, Her Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley AO QC, Governor of New South Wales…
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Are we doing enough for young people with drug and alcohol addiction?
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August 11, 2020

Are we doing enough for young people with drug and alcohol addiction?

A new report released today by Sir David Martin Foundation reveals there is high demand…
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30 years of helping young people
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August 10, 2020

30 years of helping young people in crisis

Today marks 30 years since the death of our beloved founder, Rear Admiral Sir David…
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national homelessness week
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August 3, 2020

National Homelessness Week 2020

This week (2 – 8 August 2020) is National Homelessness Week. The theme of this…
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