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Karen's story

“Every day I was looking to escape…instead I found Common Ground.”

Karen grew up in difficult circumstances, exposed to mental illness and substance abuse. She left home at 16 and struggled with drug addiction for many years. Since finding Common Ground, Karen has completed a Behavioural Science degree and an Honours in Biochemistry with a  first class place. She is about to complete a PhD in Public Health. Karen is now 11 years clean and sober.

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