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  • 17.07.2018
    In a world-first, Australian researchers are trialling a new medication to help people who are dependent on crystal methamphetamine, or ‘ice’.
  • 31.05.2018
    Turning Point experts are calling for an increased focus on the role of alcohol in national and state suicide prevention efforts.
  • 02.05.2018
    There is considerable funding in this year's state budget for mental health, addiction and family violence.
  • 27.03.2018
    More than 50 recommendations from the Victorian Parliament inquiry into Drug Law Reform have been tabled today in nearly 600 pages of a report that picks up from Turning Point's submission last year.
  • 13.03.2018
    Turning Point has welcomed its move to a new building in the heart of North Richmond with an event attended by more than 100 stakeholders from the addiction field.
  • 14.02.2018
    Turning Point and Spectrum will commence a new chapter when they move to Richmond in early 2018. From January 2018, both of these Eastern Health services will be located at 110 Church Street, Richmond, 3121.
  • 01.12.2017
    The Victorian Labor government has announced some big changes in AOD services policy including long term residential rehab beds in hospital and of course the state's first medically supervised injection service.
  • 15.11.2017
    Turning Point Director Prof Dan Lubman has received the Senior Scientist Award at the 2017 Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and Other Drugs (APSAD) Awards.
  • 02.11.2017
    Turning Point Clinical Director Professor Dan Lubman and Program Director Anthony Denham have congratulated Premier Daniel Andrews for his government’s decision to pilot a medically supervised injecting centre in North Richmond.