"Stopping drug use"

About: Kids in Focus – Family Drug Support – Gold Coast (Lives Lived Well)

(as a service user),

I stopped using drugs and found that I had no life skills to cope with being a single mum. Jo from Lives Lived Well helped me see my value as a mum and then over the years see my value as a person. She listened when I complained about how hard and unfair life was. She held me as I sobbed my heart out, and she never once judged me.

Sometimes I wonder if I hadn't had her support if my little family would have made it.


Response from Joel Porter, Associate Clinical Director, Lives Lived Well 4 years ago
Joel Porter
Associate Clinical Director,
Lives Lived Well

Senior Manager for Clinical Services

Submitted on 17/03/2016 at 10:27
Published on Care Opinion at 11:41

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Hi Feeling Valued,

Thank you for sharing your story with us all. You clearly have made some big changes in your life. It is wonderful that you had Jo walking with you during the rocky part of your journey.

Kind regards,


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