Helping people affected by addiction.

Through treatment, research, education and leadership.

For immediate advice call the National Alcohol and Drug Information Service 1800 250 015

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Insights into interventions for people experiencing risk of suicide

With Dr Katrina Witt & Frank Hughes | Monday 16 September 2019

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Webinar: Naloxone: Saving Lives

With Chris O'Mahony | Thursday 29 August 2019

Webinar and seminar videos

You can now view our archive of Talking Point seminar videos and Connect & Learn webinar videos.

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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.

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Connect & Learn: The brain disease model of addiction and implications for practice

July's Connect & Learn session aims to synthesise and translate new research that has examined a broad range of AOD treatment providers’ views about the brain disease model of addiction (BDMA) and its clinical impact.

Research, policy and analysis

Read more of our research reports and policy articles.

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Exploring harms experienced by children aged 7 to 11

This study describes the characteristics of ambulance attendances related to mental health symptomology, or self-injurious behaviour, or substance ingestion, for children aged 7–11, and compared them to a group of older adolescents aged 12–17.

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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.

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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.

Read and download the guidelines

Methamphetamine Treatment Guidelines Front Cover

 

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.