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exciting news
18 September 2023
The latest AODstats Bulletin has just been released with a focus on drug-related hospital admissions in the years 2020–21 and 2021–22.
exciting news
13 September 2023
A new paper has found that the BreakThrough peer-led group is an effective support for a family member who has a loved one experiencing addiction.
exciting news
7 September 2023
A new article by Monash Addiction Research Centre’s Deputy Director, Professor Suzanne Nielsen and Turning Point's Executive Clinical Director, Professor Dan Lubman AM, has been published in the Monash Lens, calling on Australia to act now to get ahead of the fentanyl threat.
exciting news
7 September 2023
The importance of drawing on up-to-date evidence to monitor the impact of policy change on prescribing practices has recently been highlighted in the findings from a team of researchers at Monash Addiction Research Centre.
An intake worker looks at a clipboard while talking to a client at a hospital reception desk
22 August 2023
An article published this month in the Medical Journal of Australia by Turning Point’s addiction trainee registrar, Dr Richard Bradlow, has identified a risk that dihydrocodeine misuse may be missed in clinical practice due to a lack of knowledge.
17 July 2023
The Victorian Government has just announced major reforms to reduce gambling harms.
Vic manning
3 July 2023
Turning Point is excited to announce that Head of Research and Workforce Development Victoria Manning has been promoted to Professor.
Vic Manning
26 June 2023
Turning Point is excited to announce Head of Research and Workforce Development, Prof Victoria Manning has received funding from the Victorian Medical Research Acceleration Fund to develop a new app called Modif-i.
2 June 2023
Turning Point is excited to announce Dr Tristan Duncan has been selected alongside Dr Aysel Sultan from the Technical University of Munich to participate in the Victoria-Germany Bilateral Academic Exchange Program.
22 May 2023
Trying to understand your own or someone else's drug, alcohol or gambling use can be very confronting.
Harm Reduction International Conference
15 May 2023
Last week was Harm Reduction Day, a day that acknowledges the work being done to create and implement policies, programs and practices to minimise the harm caused by drug use.