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federal inquiry into law enforcement
27 January 2023
Turning Point and MARC have made a joint submission to the federal Inquiry into the challenges and opportunities for law enforcement in addressing Australia’s illicit drug problem.
Melvyn-Staff-Profile
20 December 2022
Melvyn is Turning Point’s Associate Director Service Development, Statewide Services.
Chasing-the-Scream
16 December 2022
There are a lot of great books out there, both fiction and non-fiction, that explore addiction in a comprehensive and nuanced way.
Staff-Profile-Rowan
28 November 2022
Rowan P. Ogeil is Turning Point’s Deputy Strategic Lead, National Addiction and Mental Health Surveillance Unit.
Cost of Addiction in Australia
24 November 2022
Addiction in Australia last year was estimated to cost $80 billion, according to a new report launched at Parliament House on Tuesday morning.
Directline - ADOstats
21 November 2022
DirectLine is a key component of Victoria’s state-wide alcohol and drug network and provides 24-hour telephone counselling, information and referral service for anyone in Victoria wishing to discuss an alcohol or drug-related issue.
increase attendance in addiction treatment
8 November 2022
Attendance in addiction treatment settings is often met with challenges, with client non-attendance frequently compromising clinical outcomes and strategies for retaining clients often difficult to implement or expensive.
Gambling-Harm
21 October 2022
The theme for this year's Gambling Harm Awareness Week is ‘Could gambling be affecting your wellbeing?’
Staff-Profle-Fay
14 October 2022
Fay is Turning Point’s Strategic Lead Workforce Development.
SBS-Living-with-Addiction
28 September 2022
Clinical Director for Turning Point’s Statewide Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Associate Professor Shalini Arunogiri reflects on SBS Insight’s ‘Living with Addiction’ episode and the importance of amplifying the real stories of addiction.
JAMA Psychiartry
26 September 2022
We are delighted to announce the Ready2Change study has been recognised by JAMA Psychiatry.
RUOK
8 September 2022
Today is R U Okay Day, which is a day where we are all encouraged to check in on our friends and family members and have conversations to help them through difficult times. We can also use R U Okay Day as a chance to check in on someone we know who is currently struggling with, or has struggled with, alcohol and other drugs.