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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.
- 5 March 2020
- 30 January 2020
- 13 December 2019
- 10 October 2019
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.
Talking Point: Examining gaming disorder: prevalence, treatment and prevention
Presented by Olatz Lopez Fernandez PhD
Connect & Learn: Long Acting Injectable Buprenorphine in the treatment of Opioid Use Disorder
Presented by Vicky Phan
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: Pharmaceutical Opioids: What AOD workers need to know?
This webinar briefly covers the main opioid agonist pharmacotherapies for opioid dependence, and summarises the evidence for the use of these treatments for pharmaceutical opioid dependence.
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.