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20 March 2015
Turning Point in Wakefield offers help for troubled sleepers.
As well as the benefits of better sleep for mental health, there
are many known benefits for physical health, including reduced risk
of weight gain and diabetes. The help that Rightsteps can offer is
based around easy, accessible tips that can help people to get a
better night's rest.
19 March 2015
| Substance Misuse
Turning Point Operations Director Darren Woodward addresses summit on drug and alcohol services
The focus of his talk was integrated public health services, and
particularly how drug and alcohol services can act as more
effective elements of an integrated public health system.
70% of people who access Turning Point's substance misuse
services have a diagnosed mental health issue, which may have as
12 March 2015
| Substance Misuse
Turning Point working with recreational drug users at Kent University
The service runs a drop-in clinic at the University campus, and
attends Freshers' week as well as other student events throughout
the year, to make sure that students are aware of the support that
is available to them, and that they know how to access it, should
04 March 2015
Turning Point’s substance misuse teams help to tackle legal highs in the community
The dangers posed by 'Legal highs' or New Psychoactive
Substances (NPS) are often less well-known than the risks of common
illegal substances. This means that it can be more difficult for
professionals to offer the right kind of support to those affected
Many users of NPS do...