Turning Point Eastern Services

Turning Point Eastern Services is a compassionate and accessible service, offering a range of treatments and other support for people affected by substance use problems. Turning Point Eastern Services offers a suite of outpatient services and as well as a residential withdrawal unit which are located at two separate sites in central Box Hill.

Specialist Clinic Services

We offer a range of specialist services for those with substance use problems.

Clients presenting for assistance will receive a comprehensive assessment and an individual treatment plan. To book an assessment, please phone 9843 1288 between Mon – Fri, 9am – 5pm or you are welcome to 'drop-in' to the service between Mon – Fri 9am – 11am. We suggest early attendance (as close to 9am), to avoid disappointment. Those with a booked appointment will be seen first.

Supported withdrawal in the home may be suitable for people with mild to moderate withdrawal symptoms. This service provides a withdrawal management plan developed with your GP, support and education on withdrawal and relapse prevention, regular reviews by a clinician during the withdrawal phase and referral to post withdrawal services.

This service is very similar to the home-based withdrawal service, but if for those with less severe withdrawal symptoms.

Our Forensic service provides short-medium term counselling for people directed by law courts or on correctional orders.

Mobile Overdose Response Service responds to hospital emergency departments and wards to provide support to people who have recently experienced an overdose. This service also provides outreach support for poly drug users at risk of overdose and referrals to other health professionals or services.

The Eastern Specialist Pharmacotherapy Service provides assessment, secondary consultation and treatment for opiod pharmacotherapy clients who have other complicating issues such as: pregnancy, significant medical disorders, significant psychiatric disorders.

The Addiction Medicine Unit is a multidisciplinary team led by an Addiction Medicine Specialist who provide consultation-liaison service for Eastern Health hospitals and referral, advice and support to other health professionals.

This service is dedicated to improving the response of mental health and drug treatment services to individuals with both mental illness and substance use problems. Click here for more information.

OUTPATIENT SERVICES - Ground Floor, 43 Carrington Rd BOX HILL, 3128, VIC

P 03 9843 1288
F 03 9843 1266


Monday to Friday - 9:00am to 5:00pm (except public holidays)