In the news: Calls for federal budget to address drug and alcohol crisis
By Dana McCauley Sydney Morning Herald, March 31, 2019
After almost nine years clean, former drug addict Elizabeth Gal, 35, considers herself one of the lucky ones. Despite a long wait for treatment, she managed to get into a long-term rehab and turn her life around after more than a decade living on the streets and smoking or injecting ice and heroin. Since then, she has since reunited with her son and given birth to a second child who has never seen her use. Read the full story.