Clinical guidelines

Turning Point has produced the following clinical treatment guidelines to assist health professionals treating people with alcohol and other drug problems. Print copies can be ordered from the Turning Point online store

Alcohol and Other Drug Withdrawal Guidelines

The Alcohol and Other Drug Withdrawal Guidelines (3rd edition, 2018) have been produced by Turning Point and funded by the Mental Health and Drugs Division of the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services. These practice guidelines reflect the changing patterns of alcohol and other drug use in the community and advances in understanding drug withdrawal syndromes, assessment and care. 

Download the 2018 Alcohol and Other Drug Withdrawal Guidelines (2MB PDF).

Methamphetamine Treatment Guidelines

Turning Point has released the Methamphetamine Treatment Guidelines (2nd edition, 2019). This resource is developed to support health professionals in the clinical management of methamphetamine use disorder. 

Download the 2019 Methamphetamine Treatment Guidelines (3MB PDF).