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still Human
26 August 2022
We speak to Lee, a social worker and case manager at Turning Point and proud queer, non-binary trans person, on the importance of Wear It Purple Day.
Rethink Addiction National Convention
27 July 2022
This September 12–14, the inaugural Rethink Addiction National Convention will call for a national coordinated response to alcohol, other drugs and gambling harm.
Ambulance
8 July 2022
Turning Point is excited to announce that the National Addiction and Mental Health Surveillance Unit (NAMHSU) has received funding from VicHealth to research alcohol-related harms in the post COVID era.
July-Dry
4 July 2022
Using Dry July as a starting point

Dry July is not only a great initiative to raise money for those affected by cancer, it can also be a starting point for people who want to remove alcohol from their lives.
Dr_Shalini_Arunogiri_Profile
30 June 2022
Turning Point, Australia’s leading national addiction treatment, training and research centre, congratulates Dr Shalini Arunogiri on her academic promotion to Associate Professor within Monash University’s Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences (Monash FMNHS).
Shaping-students-medical-student
27 June 2022
Jacqueline, a final year medicine student at Monash University, reflects on her speciality placement at Turning Point.
Karen Profile
20 June 2022
Karen is Turning Point’s Lived Experience Workforce and Advocacy Coordinator, a new position embedding the voices of people with lived experience of substance use across the organisation.
Mens-Care-at-night-out
15 June 2022
This week is Men’s Health week, global celebration to highlight the importance of men’s health and to promote and support the physical and mental health and wellbeing of men and boys in our communities.
Dr_Shalini_Arunogiri_Profile
2 June 2022
Turning Point is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Shalini Arunogiri as Clinical Director for the Statewide Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.
Alcohol
27 May 2022
FARE Report: Alcohol use and harms during the COVID-19 pandemic
Vic Manning
25 May 2022
Turning Point and Monash University Associate Professor Victoria Manning has been awarded an NHMRC Clinical Trials and Cohort Studies Grant to investigate whether an app can help people with alcohol use disorder (AUD) reduce their drinking.
Anna Image
23 May 2022
Anna is an Education Officer at Turning Point and also contributes to BreakThrough and SMART Recovery.