Alison Cheetham

Dr Ali Cheetham

Research Fellow, Clinical and Social Research Team, Turning Point and Monash University


Ali completed her PhD at The University of Melbourne in 2013 and has a research background in adolescent and young adult substance misuse, with a focus on understanding risk and vulnerability factors and identifying opportunities for early intervention and treatment.

Since 2012, her role at Turning Point has included involvement in projects that identify barriers and facilitators to seeking help for AOD and mental health problems in young people, and encourage engagement with services and professional treatment.


More broadly, she has also been involved in a range of projects funded by the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services to help inform changes in AOD policy and practice.

Contact details

You can contact Ali at [email protected]