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Turning Point Annual Review 2019
Welcome to Turning Point 2019, our showcase publication celebrating achievements and progress in the specialty field of alcohol, drug and gambling addiction.
1 East and Wellington House videos to help people prepare for detox
The Turning Point Addiction Medicine Unit (TPAMU) is a comprehensive AOD treatment service providing medically-managed withdrawal and stabilisation. The Unit offers residential 24/7 care supported by a multi-disciplinary medical, nursing and allied health team, overseen by senior addiction medical specialists.
- 30 January 2020
- 13 December 2019
- 10 October 2019
- 19 September 2019
Pharmaceutical Opioids: What AOD workers need to know
Presented by Suzanne Nielsen | Tuesday 3 March
“Pushing away your poison”: using cognitive training to improve client outcomes in addiction treatment
Presented by Victoria Manning | Wednesday 1 April
Talking Point: Common Elements of Family Therapy for Adolescents with Substance Problems
Bryce D McLeod, Ph.D., Associate Editor of the Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, shares common elements of family therapy for adolescents experiencing substance problems.
Connect & Learn: Online Communities for AOD recovery - A new and exciting story
Turning Point's Online Community Development Officer; Brittany Pantano explores the objectives and operations of online communities which enable peer support for those making change in their substance use.
Artificial Intelligence to assist Suicide Prevention with Google Grant Funding
Google.org has funded Turning Point, in partnership with Monash University, to receive a major grant to use artificial intelligence (AI) to assist the coding of national ambulance data for suicide-related attendances.
Beyond the Emergency
Our world first study – Beyond the Emergency – with Monash University and in partnership with ambulance services Australia wide, investigated the scale and nature of male mental health presentations to ambulance services.
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Methamphetamine Treatment Guidelines
Turning Point has just released the 2nd edition of the Methamphetamine Treatment Guidelines – a resource developed to support health professionals in the clinical management of methamphetamine use disorder.
Turning Point would like to acknowledge the Wurundjeri people who are the Traditional Custodians of this Land. We would also like to pay respect to the Elders both past and present of the Kulin Nation and extend that respect to other Indigenous Australians.