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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Workshop: Mindfulness: an experiential workshop

With Katie Potter | Friday 24 May 2019

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Webinar: SafeScript: Understanding what it is and how it impacts our clients

With Laura Bajurny | Thursday 23 May 2019

Webinar and seminar videos

You can now view our archive of 2018 Connect & Learn webinar videos and 3 years of Talking Point seminar videos.

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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.

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April Connect & Learn: Women in Substance use Disorder Treatment – Gaps and Challenges for Clinicians

Do women with substance use disorders present the same way as men? This clinically-focused webinar will explore the research evidence for using different models of treatment for women in substance use disorder presentations.

Research, policy and analysis

Read more of our research reports and policy articles.


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.


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.