Prevention and Recovery Care Mildura facility a home away from home

Mildura Prevention
and Recovery
Care participant
Rita D'Orazio
with therapy dog
Armani.
Picture: Ben Gross

Mildura Prevention and Recovery Care participant Rita D'Orazio with therapy dog Armani. Picture: Ben Gross

Rita D’Orazio, 59, has been a Prevention and Recovery Care (PARC) participant since the early days of the Mildura facility’s opening, and says she feels safe and content.

“I’ve been here for 40 days now,” Ms D’Orazio said. “I was a bit nervous at the start.

“I had been in hospital before coming here so I didn’t really know what to expect – I was kind of expecting it to be like the hospital, but it was so different.

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