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Press Releases

22 May 2015

Turning Point service opens its doors to promote recovery and wellbeing in Mental Health Awareness Week.

The day offered an opportunity for friends and family to meet the team at the service, as well as other service users, and to hear about the range of therapeutic interventions available at the service. In addition, professionals from the other services which support people...
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21 May 2015

Agencies come together to acknowledge the power of Recovery

The Crisis Point service provides a community-based alternative to hospital provision for those experiencing a mental health crisis in Manchester. Its ‘Stories of Recovery Acknowledgement Day’ event offered other agencies which may work with individuals affected by mental health issues an opportunity to hear about people’s...
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19 May 2015

Lorraine Moore, Mental Health lead at Turning Point, responds to HealthWatch data indicating a drop in the number of bed days for those admitted to hospital with mental health issues.

“Hospital bed days are a crude measure of the quality of mental health care, so it’s very important that we don’t read this decrease as being an indicator of declining mental health care in the UK. In many cases, community-based services, including crisis care, can...
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15 May 2015

Turning Point service celebrates thirty years of promoting recovery.

Alfred Minto House is a specialised service for men with a forensic mental health history, some of whom have lived in secure services for many years. Staff there focus on helping residents to work towards recovery, with group work and one-to-one keyworking, as well as...
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11 May 2015 | Mental Health | South East England

Turning Point expands East Sussex mental health service, provided in partnership with Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Health in Mind is specifically designed to be flexible and cater to those who lead busy lives, so that those experiencing anxiety, stress or low mood are able to access help with minimum disruption to their lives. Support is offered over the telephone, via community...
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08 May 2015

Turning Point to take part in Recovery Street Film Festival 2015

The festival asks entrants to submit a short, 3-minute video, telling a story about their relationship with drugs or alcohol, or that of someone close to them, and focusing on recovery. Groups are allowed to submit an entry, but professional filmmakers may not. Entries will...
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