We’ve created a selection of documents that may be of interest:Untitled

Turning Point was involved in the researching and writing The Red Deer Alcohol and Drug Strategy.   As a proud member of the Central Alberta Addictions Consortium we recommend you take a look at the Strategy which was completed in early 2015.  The Strategy Summary is here.

In February 2014, the University of Alberta School of Public Health released a Gap Analysis of Public Mental Health and Addictions Programs (GAP-MAP).

The Public Health Agency of Canada wrote a surveillance report entitled At a Glance – HIV and AIDS in Canada: Surveillance Report to December 31st, 2012.  The Government of Alberta wrote STI Annual Report 2012.  The Public Health Agency of Canada has released its Hepatitis C in Canada: 2005-2010 Surveillance Report available here.

In November 2012, Turning Point partnered with the Red Deer Native Friendship Society and HIV Community Link’s Shift program to present Shifting Perspectives, an interactive workshop on sex work in Alberta.  Catharine Van Der Linden presented and you can see her presentation here.  More information about sex work is also available here.

In July 2012, two staff and one member of the Turning Point Board of Directors went to the International AIDS Conference.  In following up to the Conference we created two resources to share with our peers.  This document shows people how to find out more about the Conference and recommends some of the videos available online.  Additionally, there is a prezzi presentation available here.