Transforming lives and leading change for people affected by addiction.
In this unparalleled time it is more important than ever for people living with alcohol, drug and gambling issues to have avenues to seek help.
Alcohol Use and COVID-19 Resource
National polling recently commissioned by the Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE) has demonstrated that alcohol sales and use have increased in Australia during COVID-19.
Turning Point receives $1.5 million for online drug and alcohol support services
Turning Point today received $1.5 million of Federal Government funding towards up-scaling Counselling Online, it's 24/7 nationwide drug and alcohol support and counselling service.
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.
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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update: In the current climate, Turning Point will, unfortunately, have to cancel all face-to-face training and seminars.
We will resume normal training activities as soon as possible.
Connect & Learn: Telehealth tips from Turning Point
Presented by Naomi Crafti, Vicky Phan, Michelle sim and Sally Brown
Connect & Learn: Online Communities for AOD recovery - A new and exciting story
Presented by Brittany Pantano
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: Working with people who use family violence during COVID-19
How do we recognise when a client who seeks support from AOD services may be using family violence? What does safe practice look like? How do we maintain engagement with clients who use family violence?
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.