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Health sector biases
23 April 2024
As a result of new research, a range of stigma reduction resources have been developed to increase workforce competencies and help people with substance dependence access the care that they need.
Naomi Beard
19 March 2024
According to research officer and first-time lead author Naomi Beard, we already have the tools to eliminate the virus. The key is finding better ways to reach vulnerable groups.
That’s where her research comes in.
World Sleep Day 2024
14 March 2024
Spectrum and Turning Point are collaborating to examine interactions between nightmares and daily functioning to improve wellbeing among people with borderline personality disorder.
Vital help-seeking skills
26 February 2024
The grant will fund further development of an award-winning, school-based program that improves understanding of substance use and builds help-seeking skills among adolescents.
15 February 2024
Researchers are investigating a new smartphone app to see if it can help people reduce their alcohol cravings and consumption.
1 February 2024
Back in 2019, Turning Point partnered with Blackfella Films and SBS to produce Addicted Australia, a four-part documentary series following the lives of ten Australians as they took part in a unique addiction treatment program developed by our clinicians.
29 November 2023
Turning Point is delighted to announce that Dr Rowan Ogeil has been appointed as the Strategic Lead of NAMHSU.
The National Addiction & Mental Health Surveillance Unit team at APSAD 2023
23 November 2023
A wrap-up of the NAMHSU team presentations at the 2023 Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs Conference.
The Clinical and Social Research Team at APSAD 2023, Part 2
17 November 2023
Here’s part 2 of our wrap-up of the CSR team’s presentations at the 2023 APSAD Conference.
The Clinical and Social Research Team at APSAD 2023
17 November 2023
The CSR team is just back from the 2023 Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and Other Drugs Conference.
Mental illness or environmental adaption
9 November 2023
A recent, popular Talking Point presentation by Dr Haley Peckham offers a complementary way of understanding the brain’s response to growing up in a harsh environment.
27 October 2023
Congratulations to Dr Rowan Ogeil, who has just been appointed to the Editorial Board of Drug and Alcohol Review as a Deputy Editor.