Public policy

Overview

Turning Point provides policy advice, guidance and expertise to government at federal and state levels and internationally using evidence-based clinical research. Turning Point reduces the harms caused by alcohol, drugs and gambling and promotes recovery through integrated activity that:

  1. Increases access to support and evidence-based practice through the use of innovative technologies.
  2. Delivers high quality evidence-based practice.
  3. Supports health care professionals nationally and internationally to provide high quality evidence-based practice.
  4. Delivers workforce and community education programs to a broad range of populations.
  5. Undertakes policy and practice relevant research and provides key national population level data. 
  6. Provides policy advice to state and federal governments as well as expert comment.