Sometimes, something happens which makes us realise that the world isn’t quite the wonderful place we hoped it was. Dealing with constituents who are in places of crisis, desperation, and vulnerability, this happens to me quite regularly in my work as Dignity for Disability MLC. But there are a few particular instances I would specifically like to talk about. I want to make special mention of the fact that I was, in the middle of
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There is a range of services available in South Australia for people who experience problems with alcohol and other drugs, which means there are many options for people with differing needs and treatment preferences. Drug and Alcohol Services South Australia (DASSA) provides statewide alcohol and other drug treatment services. Contact Drug and Alcohol Services South Australia (DASSA) Drug and Alcohol Services South Australia (DASSA) publications and resources DASSA service activity and performance data Clinical information
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Drop-in medical and nursing clinics You can receive a specific Health Check if you are living in care, are under the Guardianship of the Minister or Aboriginal Counselling, support and help to get the services you need Group activities and peer support We may be able to come to go to where you are, either at another service or where you live. Get in touch The Youth Health Service has an ‘open door’ policy and
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What and who do they service? UCWPA has 14 programs providing support to 420 consumers with varying levels of need in metropolitan Adelaide and country South Australia UCWPA Community Mental Health Programs work from a strengths perspective and embraces the developing principles of the recovery model. About the organisation: UCWPA was established in 1919 and is a community service agency of the Uniting Church in Australia (UCA) and part of Uniting Care Australia. Uniting Care
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What and who do they service? To assist people to overcome barriers to living life to the full To help build strong communities which are inclusive and which celebrate diversity To advocate for justice and fairness in our society To provide a positive environment that promotes the growth and development of our staff To use our resources in the most efficient and effective manner To strengthen our partnership with the wider community About the organisation:
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