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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.
Carol Dixon
25 January 2022
Carol is a group facilitator at Turning Point who is passionate about helping individuals struggling with alcohol or other drug use develop effective coping skills to build resilience and life skills.
Anthony Hew
12 January 2022
Congratulations to addiction psychiatrist and Monash PhD student, Anthony Hew, who has been awarded an NHMRC postgraduate scholarship for his project Revolutionising System Reform in Mental Health: Addressing Gaps in the System through Big Data and Data Linkage.
Dan and Shalini
10 January 2022
Turning Point's Professor Dan Lubman AM and Dr Shalini Arunogiri are part of an interdisciplinary team of researchers awarded over $1.9 million to investigate the efficacy of MDMA-assisted psychological treatment to treat people with alcohol use disorder (AUD) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).