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Addiction Recovery

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Our Recovery Services are committed to bringing hope, freedom and wholeness to all people adversely affected by alcohol, other drugs and gambling.

They provide a safe, high-quality and evidence-based environment that enables people to pursue holistic transformation for themselves and to improve the outcomes for their families and communities. Our vision is to see transformed people inspiring transformation!

Our Philosophy

The Salvation Army Recovery Services believe that:

  • Every person matters and will be treated with dignity and respect
  • People have the right to make informed choices, experience personal growth, access greater freedom, and have an opportunity for a transformed outlook in life
  • Freedom from all addictive substances and behaviours is the key to the ongoing development of a positive life
  • A holistic approach to recovery involves healthy partnerships and relationships.
  • The recovery journey is personal and each person must travel at their own pace
  • The role of Recovery Services is to support the person’s own journey toward transformation

Our Awards

Our recovery services deliver transformed lives and we've won a few awards along the way. 

2009 Australian Therapeutic Communities Association (ATCA) Significant Contribution to the Therapeutic Community Movement in Australasia
2010 University of Wollongong Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Achievement in Research Partnership
2012 Finalist - National Drug and Alcohol Award - Excellence in Research (in partnership with Wollongong University)
2013 ATCA Significant Contribution to the Therapeutic Community Movement in Australasia by a Program, Service or Intervention
  ATCA Significant Contribution to Therapeutic Communities Movement in Australasia
  National Drug and Alcohol Award - Excellence in Treatment and Support

ATCA Excellence in Research and Evaluation: Therapeutic Community Research Award

The Salvation Army Australia acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land on which we meet and work and pay our respect to Elders past, present and future.

We value and include people of all cultures, languages, abilities, sexual orientations, gender identities, gender expressions and intersex status. We are committed to providing programs that are fully inclusive. We are committed to the safety and wellbeing of people of all ages, particularly children.

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The Salvation Army is an international movement. Our mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in his name with love and without discrimination.

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