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26 November 2014
| Substance Misuse
Turning Point responds to the Winterbourne View – Time for Change report on ensuring people with learning disabilities that challenge are supported correctly
"Despite the horror of Winterbourne View, and subsequent
determination to tackle the issues that the scandal exposed, there
has been a collective failure of the learning disability
community, politicians and statutory provision to
effect the changes needed to reduce the number of people in
assessment and treatment units across England...
18 November 2014
Turning Point Taking Part in Alcohol Awareness Week
Turning Point is taking part in Alcohol Awareness Week, from November 17th to November 23rd. Alcohol Awareness Week highlights the risks associated with alcohol misuse and the range of support available to help.
At Turning Point, we are encouraging anyone who may worry about their drinking, or...
07 November 2014
Turning Point responds to Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs report on opioid substitution therapy.
“The ACMD’s report raises some very important issues, both about the use of opioid substitutes, and the wider treatment of drug misuse. The Council is right to recognise that methadone and other prescribed substances can form an important part of the treatment process.
“However, the Council’s...