IN THE LAST 12 MONTHS
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6,350

People provided treatment

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50

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trained students
3,660

People trained

telephone and online support
105,000

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Time to Rethink Addiction

Addiction remains a common yet widely misunderstood health condition with prevailing stigma that prevents affected individuals from seeking information and support. Building on the ground-breaking SBS series, Addicted Australia, Turning Point has launched a public campaign to Rethink Addiction.

Watch the video below to find out why it’s important to join the campaign.

*Thanks to the Gibson Foundation for their generous donation to support this work.

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Providing Support

Turning Point provides a wide range of clinical care and support for people and families affected by addiction, including those seeking help for the first time, as well as empowering clinicians to respond effectively.

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driving change

Driving Change

Working towards a world where addiction is treated like any other health condition, free from discrimination and stigma.

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Inspiring Minds

From annual orations to regular symposiums and knowledge exchange, Turning Point delivers education, workforce training and leadership across the health sector.

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Building evidence

Building Evidence

From frontline services to clinical trials and partnerships across Australia and globally, Turning Point is at the forefront of identifying population harms, developing new approaches and changing lives.

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LATEST NEWS

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22 July 2021
Paloma is a Community Builder who works as part of Turning Point's team that provides telephone & online services to people whose lives are affected by alcohol, other drugs and gambling.
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30 June 2021
We all know that an afternoon coffee can make it harder for us to get to sleep, while consuming alcohol may help us fall asleep a little quicker. But what are the effects of these psychoactive drugs, those that alter our consciousness, mood and thoughts, on our actual sleeping patterns and physical and mental health?
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24 June 2021
Dr James Wilson is a Senior Research Officer and is the Data Coding Team Lead for the National Addiction and Mental Health Surveillance Unit (NAMHSU)

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