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Press Releases

30 December 2014 | Substance Misuse

Turning Point and Living Well to provide new Health Trainer services

Health Trainers provide a service designed to improve wellbeing and combat the causes of chronic lifestyle-related diseases. Health Trainers are local individuals trained to identify and make contact with other local people to improve lifestyle choices such as healthy eating, weight loss, increasing physical activity and stopping smoking. Such factors...
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23 December 2014

Turning Point offers advice for those suffering from festive stress

Rob McDonald, Turning Point's Director of Operations for Mental Health, explained: "Although Christmas should be a magical time, research last year showed that 65% of us feel under pressure during the festive period. If not managed properly, stress can lead to depression and anxiety, but a few simple tactics can...
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22 December 2014

Turning Point offers advice for those struggling to cope with Christmas drinking

Jay Stewart, Director of operations for Substance Misuse at Turning Point, explained: "Moderate drinking can be part of the fun of Christmas but drinking heavily on successive days can affect your enjoyment. Heavy drinking can make it harder to enjoy time with family, can affect your relationships, and can have...
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10 December 2014 | Substance Misuse

Turning Point Managing Director for Substance Misuse and Offending to address key conference on substance dependency.

The event, entitled Drug and Alcohol Misuse - Understanding the Impacts of Dependency, will welcome senior attendees from government, the NHS and the third sector. Delegates will attend presentations and workshops on subjects including legislation, commissioning, treatment and strategy. Ms. Douglas will speak on 'The Road to Recovery', with her presentation...
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