Turning Point

Beneficiary Profile

Australia’s leading national addiction treatment, training and research centre

Since its beginnings as Victoria’s centre of excellence in addiction treatment, Turning Point has grown to become Australia’s leading national addiction treatment, education and research centre.

Their work has helped to transform lives, with more than 100,000 Australians seeking support from their highly skilled clinicians every year.

Their research and health surveillance teams inform new cutting-edge treatments and shape health and social policy, while their workforce training equips frontline staff with the skills and confidence to respond and treat addiction.

The Clinical and Social Research team at Turning Point aims to address addiction issues across the spectrum of harm, establishing effective methods for supporting client journeys from initial help-seeking through to specialist treatment and recovery.

This research team uses an interdisciplinary framework that looks at the connection between biology, psychology and the socio-environmental factors that contribute to addiction.

Hearts & Minds supports Professor Dan Lubman’s Addiction Research.

Advancing Medical Research Through
Social Impacts
Capacity Building
Health Impacts
Informed Decisions
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