Events

Turning Point provides leadership and training across the full spectrum of addiction treatment, research and professional development.

15 items
  • Wednesday, 19 February 2020 - 06:00 pm
    Workshop
    Family and friends can find it confusing and distressing to support a loved one who is struggling with alcohol or drugs, but support is available for them and you every third Wednesday of the month.
    Wednesday, 19 February 2020 - 06:00 pm
  • Tuesday, 3 March 2020 - 10:00 am
    Webinar
    This session aims to briefly cover the main opioid agonist pharmacotherapies for opioid dependence, and summarise the evidence for the use of these treatments for pharmaceutical opioid dependence.
    Tuesday, 3 March 2020 - 10:00 am
  • Wednesday, 18 March 2020 - 09:30 am
    Workshop
    Compassion is a relatively new area of research, largely driven by fMRI studies showing that compassion is a positive state of mind and associated with feelings of warmth, concern, reward and affiliation.
    Wednesday, 18 March 2020 - 09:30 am
  • Wednesday, 18 March 2020 - 10:00 am
    Webinar
    In this webinar, Vicky Phan will provide an overview of currently available evidence and guidelines on the use of long acting injectable buprenorphine.
    Wednesday, 18 March 2020 - 10:00 am
  • Wednesday, 18 March 2020 - 01:00 pm
    Talking Point
    Dr Jesse Young, PhD MPH BSc will present findings on service use patterns and health outcomes for people with mental health and substance use disorders released from prison generated from several of the largest cohort studies to link routinely collected administrative health and justice data, globally. Implications for policy and practice will be discussed.
    Wednesday, 18 March 2020 - 01:00 pm
  • Wednesday, 15 April 2020 - 01:00 pm
    Talking Point
    Presented by Victoria Manning, this talk will provide an overview of the different types of cognitive training and will review the latest evidence for their efficacy in improving targeted cognitive processes and outcomes of relevance to alcohol and drug use disorders.
    Wednesday, 15 April 2020 - 01:00 pm
  • Friday, 17 April 2020 - 09:00 am
    Workshop
    Presented by Frank Hughes, this workshop will examine the links between substance use and suicide and present evidence-based basic risk assessment and prevention interventions most likely to be effective for this group
    Friday, 17 April 2020 - 09:00 am
  • Thursday, 18 June 2020 - 09:30 am
    Workshop
    Presented by Dr Stephanie Merkouris, the focus of the workshop is to increase awareness and knowledge about problem gambling behaviours.
    Thursday, 18 June 2020 - 09:30 am
  • Wednesday, 15 July 2020 - 09:30 am
    Workshop
    Presented by Stephen Borg and Nic Robinson-Griffith this workshop will provide participants with an understanding of the unique drivers, complexities and risk factors of problematic substance use for LGBTI communities.
    Wednesday, 15 July 2020 - 09:30 am
  • Saturday, 18 July 2020 - 09:30 am
    Workshop
    Presented by Dr Stephanie Merkouris, this workshop aims to enable clinicians to identify people exhibiting problem gambling behaviours and be able to provide some basic harm minimisation strategies to help reduce the risks of ongoing gambling harms.
    Saturday, 18 July 2020 - 09:30 am

Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required
Email Format