Ana was first referred to Frontyard Youth Services at age 17 due to experiencing conflict at home caused by parental mental health issues and family violence.
You wouldn’t think someone could bounce back from trauma, addiction, depression, violence, and homelessness at age 48. Emma* did.
Luca was eight years old when he became a young carer to his mum. He was 15 when his mum passed away and had to become the 'man of the house'.
Ruby had terrible Post Natal Depression after having her first baby.
Ryan, 24, grew up in Werribee in overcrowded housing with his brother and five sisters, Mum and step-Dad.
Shane was nine years old when the abuse started. Wearing long sleeves or pretending to get hurt while playing football became the norm.
A young man who is accessing FRMP funding for individual counselling has decided to share his journey.