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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.
International Overdose Awareness Day
5 September 2022
Time to Remember. Time to Act.
Turning Point researcher, Dr Tristan Duncan, reflects on the recent International Overdose Awareness Day Rally in Melbourne, and why urgent action is needed to ensure more lives aren’t lost.
Staff-Profile-James-TP
31 August 2022
James is one of Turning Point’s Senior Clinical Neuropsychologists.
IOAA
30 August 2022
As a way of honouring and remembering loved ones who have passed we look at how medically supervised injecting facilities help the Australian community.
Industry-Collaboration-Award
30 August 2022
Turning Point is excited to announce that our team is a finalist for the ‘Industry Collaboration Award’ at the 2022 Victorian Training Awards.