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Get the latest Turning Point news, views and opinions. We are able to provide comment and information on a number of topical issues relating to mental health, employment, learning disability and substance misuse.

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Press Releases

24 April 2015

Turning Point’s Crisis Point service wins Mental Health Providers Forum Award for Crisis Care

The MHPF is the leading membership organisation for voluntary sector providers of mental health care, and its annual awards highlight the best in service delivery and practice for people with mental health issues. Crisis Point is a community-based service, offering personalised support for those suffering from a...
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17 April 2015

Turning Point announces new mental health crisis service in Hertfordshire.

Services in Watford, Hemel Hempstead, Stevenage and Ware will offer a safe, supportive environment for those experiencing mental or emotional distress needing support at night. The environment will be homely, welcoming and reassuring, and staff will be trained mental health professionals, able to give one-to-one...
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09 April 2015 | Substance Misuse

Turning Point’s Director of Operations for Substance Misuse, Jay Stewart, responds to news of Temporary Drug Class Orders issued on some legal highs.

“It’s encouraging to see the government taking a considered approach to the very real threat that legal highs pose to communities and individuals in the UK. This order will draw attention to the issue, and allow the gathering of evidence about these substances. It will...
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07 April 2015 | Substance Misuse

Turning Point launches integrated substance misuse services in Oxfordshire

We will have services in Oxford, Didcot, Banbury, Bicester and Witney along with other community bases and a roving recovery vehicle, making it easier for people to access the support they need. You can find out more about the service here. Darren Woodward, Director of Transformation for Substance...
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02 April 2015 | Substance Misuse

Turning Point launches integrated substance misuse services in Suffolk

The Suffolk Recovery Network will offer support to adults and young people affected by drug and alcohol misuse, working closely with local organisations such as Iceni, Suffolk Family Carers and AIR Sports Network, to make sure that the right interventions are available at the right...
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01 April 2015 | Mental Health

Turning Point launches new mental health and wellbeing service in Peckham Rye

Lorraine Moore, Senior Mental Health Lead at Turning Point said: “We’re delighted to be delivering this new service and working with people to help them take more control of their lives. By putting recovery at the centre of our approach, the team will support individuals to...
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