Addiction is real, and it's treatable
Turning Point is Australia’s leading addiction treatment, education and research centre providing evidence-based solutions since 1994.
For immediate advice call the National Alcohol and Drug Information Service 1800 250 015
Victoria’s new SafeScript Pharmaceutical Helpline
Victoria’s new SafeScript Pharmaceutical Helpline is available for people concerned about their use of prescription medicines.
Symposium and Oration: 11 October 2018
Turning Point’s annual Symposium and Oration will explore the many faces of trauma. Attendance is free but places are limited and filling fast, so register now.
Other ways of knowing: Understanding Aboriginal trauma
This interactive workshop on 22 October will examine Aboriginal ways of being, communication and engagement styles.
Sleep and substance use: Effects, assessment and interventions
This workshop on 13 November will introduce key topics to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of sleep in relation to AOD use and mood disturbance.
August Talking Point: Codeine dependence - what happened and what's next?
This presentation looks at codeine dependence in Australia and early findings regarding the impact of codeine rescheduling.
August Connect & Learn: 'In recovery' - a clinical perspective
This webinar explores the evidence based practice (research) and practice based evidence (clinician/client experience) in support of working with clients ‘in recovery’.
Alcohol and drug wastewater testing
This report provides results from the August 2016 wastewater testing completed in metropolitan Melbourne and several regional Victoria sites. It contains interesting findings for several drugs of concern at the population level.
In 2017 Turning Point was asked by Victoria’s Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to review service planning across the state and recommend packages of care and a population-based planning model that focused on five major streams of activity.
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Alcohol and drug withdrawal guidelines
Turning Point has just released the 3rd edition of the Alcohol and Other Drug withdrawal guidelines – a resource developed to support clinicians in the delivery of evidence-based withdrawal care.
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.