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Phoebe
18 March 2022
Phoebe is Senior Education and Training Officer providing education to the alcohol and other drug (AOD) workforce.
HOSPO Drinking Cultures
17 March 2022
The ‘Hospo Drinking Cultures’ campaign is a partnership between Monash University, Turning Point and Chisholm Institute, and is one of several projects funded by VicHealth’s Men’s Risky Drinking Initiative to raise awareness of and shift the elements of practice that influence men’s high-risk drinking.
World Social Work Day
15 March 2022
On World Social Work Day, March 15, 2022, we celebrate the vital work of social workers in the Australian community and globally.
Justice
9 March 2022
Turning Point and the Monash Addiction Research Centre have today released an evidence-based position statement in support of drug decriminalisation.
5 Years NMS
8 March 2022
In 2022, the Nurse & Midwife Support service celebrate five years of supporting nurses and midwives.
2021 Walkley Documentary Award
28 February 2022
Turning Point would like to thank everyone for their support of Addicted Australia.
Family Drug Support Day
24 February 2022
Each year, DirectLine receives approximately 45,000 calls from people concerned about alcohol and other drugs.
New Turning Point research
22 February 2022
Illicit drug use disorders are the most stigmatised health conditions worldwide, and stigma acts as a meaningful barrier to treatment entry and provision.
Tristan
16 February 2022
Tristan is a qualitative social researcher concerned with everyday experiences of alcohol and other drug consumption and care, with a particular focus on issues of gender, wellbeing and equity.
Turning Point 2021
16 February 2022
Last year was another big year for Turning Point and we are proud of the enormous amount of work carried out across our clinical, research, and education & workforce development teams.
Managing Cognitive Impairment In AOD Treatment
9 February 2022
Turning Point are pleased to release and share with the AOD sector new guidelines "Managing Cognitive Impairment in AOD Treatment: Practice Guidelines for Healthcare Professionals". The practice guidelines are a comprehensive update to the 2006 edition.
exciting news
3 February 2022
Turning Point is pleased to announce Megan Berry has joined us as our Head of Policy and Strategic Communication.