Whether you’re a marathon runner or a Sunday stroller there’s a distance for all – so its time to dust off those joggers and get involved!
This year we are seeking to raise $10,000 to upgrade and renovate our Fresh Start Recovery Programme Women’s Recovery Centre in Kewdale.
To support the Fresh Start team with a donation click here and select Give Now.
This years event marks the same day as Overdose Awareness Day so lets make it a great one for staff, patients, family and friends to raise funds and awareness for Fresh Start.
If you have any questions or need assistance with your registration feel free to Suzette at the clinic on (08) 9381 1333.
"Last Christmas and New Year was the first I’ve been sober in over 20 years."
That’s sixty days of being clean and counting for the 35 year old from South Hedland.
Clinton, of the Nalga and Yinhawangka Aboriginal tribes, says his life has been spared and he couldn’t be happier to be given a second chance.
“No one ever thought I’d do it – even I didn’t. The only reason I got here is because of my two kids. I’ve done it for them – they are my inspiration.”
After years of amphetamine, cannabis and alcohol abuse, losing his job was the last straw for Clinton. He went into a downward spiral, resulting in his wife of 11 years leaving him last October.
“I put my crack pipe away and started using syringes – that was rock bottom for me and it wasn’t pretty. That’s when my sister-in-law and brother enrolled me in the Fresh Start Programme.”
With the help of IBN Aboriginal Corporation, Clinton has been part of Fresh Start’s Northam Recovery Centre since December 2013 and has stopped using illicit drugs and alcohol after receiving treatment from Dr George O’Neil.Click here for the full newsletter.