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Julie Blacker

Associate Program Director, Turning Point Eastern Treatment Services


Julie oversees Turning Point’s Eastern Treatment Services program that provides a range of services including, residential detox and short-stay rehabilitation, intake, counselling and care coordination.

She also supports the Turning Point Lived Experience program and is passionate about ensuring that our services provide peer support and are informed by Lived Experience voices. 


Julie has foundation training as a Social Worker and Family Therapist and 30 years’ experience as a clinician and leader in mental health, family violence, community engagement, sexual assault and youth services across the community and public health and hospital settings.

Research interests

Julie is interested in research that supports treatment uptake and engagement and enhances treatment outcomes.

Contact details

You can get in contact with Julie via email: [email protected]