About Us

Just Ask Us is a program funded by the Australian Government's Department of Health and is operated by the Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre in Victoria.  Just Ask Us was developed to assist tertiary students find information and seek help for a mental health or alcohol and other drug problem.

Turning Point Alcohol & Drug Centre was established in 1994 to provide leadership to the drug and alcohol field in Victoria.

Turning Point amalgamated with public health provider, Eastern Health in October 2009 and is formally affiliated with Monash University. 

We are part of the International Network of Drug Treatment & Rehabilitation Resource Centres for the United Nations Office on Drugs & Crime (UNODC), and a member of Harm Reduction International. We are also a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and an accredited Higher Education Provider.

We strive to promote and maximise the health and wellbeing of individuals and communities living with, and affected by alcohol and other drug-related harms.

We aspire to be a world leading treatment and research centre in the drug and alcohol field by: 

  • creating thriving service delivery, research and development cultures that produce the best possible knowledge
  • applying research to promote change and contribute to policy making       
  • building our community capacity through strategic relationships, partnerships and collaborations

The organisation integrates activities across a diverse range of specialist knowledge and professional practice which enables us to translate evidence based research into action.

For more information on Turning Point go to www.turningpoint.org.au