Mental Health

Addictions with Prof Dan Lubman of Turning Point (Part 1 of 2)

November 10, 2020

Professor Dan Lubman is an addictions expert. He is a Professor of Psychiatry at Monash University, the director of Monash Addiction Research Centre, and the director of a not for profit, Turning Point, that helps people struggling with addictions.

This is part 1 of a 2 part conversation. First up we chat alcohol, drugs and gambling. Part 2 talks about social media addictions.

This podcast also tees into a documentary “Addicted Australia” that Prof Dan and his team with Blackfella Films have made for SBS, following the stories of people struggling with different addictions. It airs on 10-Nov-2020 and is then freely available at sbs.com.au/ondemand/

Turning Point are also running a campaign to “Rethink Addiction” where you can read people’s stories and even share your own as well as join a petition to raise awareness of increase funding for addiction.

 

www.rethinkaddiction.org.au

www.turningpoint.org.au

 

Want to ask Prof Dan a question? You can do so at talklink.com.au/podcast

 

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