10 October 2019
Three months after leaving treatment, 54 per cent of participants in a brain-training study reported they had not used methamphetamine in the past month, a vast improvement from the 18 per cent observed in previous research.
13 September 2019
Turning Point are collaborating on a documentary series with award-winning television production company Blackfella Films and are looking for people who are currently living with problem gambling, alcohol or drug use to take part in a special treatment program.
20 June 2019
Turning Point and Monash University are currently recruiting participants for a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funded trial, where two types of telephone-delivered support programs are being tested to reduce alcohol use and related harms.
29 May 2019
Turning Point is using coded ambulance clinical records to monitor self-harm, mental ill health and substance use in the Australian community.
8 May 2019
Google.org has funded Turning Point, in partnership with Monash University, to receive a major grant to use artificial intelligence (AI) to assist the coding of national ambulance data for suicide-related attendances.
Google grants Eastern Health’s Turning Point $1.2 million to establish world-first suicide monitoring system
8 May 2019
Google announced today that Turning Point, Australia’s leading addiction treatment and research centre, is one of 20 organisations world-wide that will share USD$25 million in grants from Google.org, credit and consulting from Google Cloud and coaching by Google’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) experts as a grantee of the Google AI Impact Challenge.
1 April 2019
Researchers are seeking participants for a study that aims to identify the elements that impact decision-making, including the reasons why people continue to use harmful drugs.
19 March 2019
From April 2019, Victorian general practitioners (GPs) can access the General Practitioner Clinical Advisory Service (GPCAS), a peer-to-peer advice service for GPs to help them support patients with prescription medication concerns and complex needs.
25 January 2019
Monash University researchers are currently conducting a world-first study examining how the brain and thinking skills are changed in people who develop an addiction to alcohol.