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Poppy tells about surviving 3 years in a house with her abusive boyfriend and his brothers. She describes her feelings, attempts to leave, leaving, and his years of stalking her. VicHealth, 2010.

Carer with patient

Six simple rules are given for caregivers of people with brain injury or spinal cord injury.

Lady on sidewalk in wheelchair

One size does not fit all so you must make choices to get the chair that maximizes your mobility and independence, meets your everyday needs and suits your lifestyle.

Bec, her parent and work colleagues, talk about how autism has affected her ability to work. Her determination, understanding of her disability and support network all help her achieve her goals in employment and education.

Neil talks about how he has learned to manage his disability and study psychology full time. After being diagnosed with a kidney disorder, Neil had to give up his job and he found it hard to adjust to this change.

Man in workshirt

Paul, a middle aged man with a disability, tells how working part time for Trolleys has helped him gain new skills, friends and confidence.

Staff outside a group accommodation home with a man in a wheelchair

Matt, Zia and Erin live in an ADHC group home, where staff support them to develop life skills, make daily choices, and link with community people.

Lady sitting in front of window

Judy tells about life after her son Daniel overdosed on drugs. She relates her feelings of sadness, grief about loss of his potential, as well as the good memories and his contributions.

After his son died of a heroin overdose, Tony found little help so he founded Family Drug Support. He explains statistics, history and trends of drugs in Australia.

Man sitting with pink background

Tony relays the statistics and describes the range of his feelings about having a son who used and overdosed on drugs.