Few lives are untouched by the major social problems associated with drugs, alcohol and gambling today.
The Salvation Army has a long history of working with people whose lives have been affected by alcohol, gambling or drugs, from the very first tent meeting on Mile End Waste in the East End of London in the 1860’s, to the sophisticated services of today.
Addiction affects people from all walks of life, and for every person The Salvation Army provides an opportunity for recovery and to lead a fulfilling life into the future.
Every Australian should be informed on the subject of addiction and know how to prevent problems and find help if necessary.
If you or someone you know is in need of help with an addiction issue, The Salvation Army is here to help.
The Salvation Army provides long-term residential treatment facilities, community-based support programs, and Withdrawal Management Services (detox).
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