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Shantells Long Walk To Treatment

Shantell wants to be the best mum she can be. But when you have two kids and must travel 400km to get the treatment you need, down days can be hard. She shares her story on how drugs changed the person she was and the long walk to treatment she had to take to get […]

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Liz calls for Fair Treatment

Liz Gal is a mother who has been in recovery for over 8 years. At the Uniting Medically Supervised Injecting Centre, she was saved from an overdose. It took her months to get accepted into a women and children’s program, where she got hope for the first time in her life. Now she speaks for […]

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Marion wishes her son had fair treatment

Marion McConnell’s son did all the things that most kids do – he was an active, young man. One night, he overdosed on heroin. At the hospital, the police questioned him like they were criminals. Unfortunately, this frightened him away from the help that was available and he overdosed again. This time he was on […]

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Uniting launch Fair Treatment

Fair Treatment launched in Sydney Town Hall on October 12 with a conversation on drug law reform between Sir Richard Branson (Commissioner of the GCDP), Dr Khalid Tinasti (Executive Secretary of the GCDP) and Dr Marianne Jauncey (Medical Director of Uniting’s MSIC). Over 2000 attendees packed into Town Hall for the launch, including politicians, lawyers, […]

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