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Ask An Expert

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Ask An Expert: Aland (Addiction clinician and homeopath)

Monday 11 Apr, 2016, 11:30am by Mrs D 1 comment

Today’s expert is Aland, an Operations Team Leader working in Christchurch. In his last job he was employed as an alcohol and drug clinician/counsellor in Nelson and Motueka. =========== Mrs D: How are you put in contact with people who have a problem with alcohol? Aland: In my last role referrals came to me through […]

Ask An Expert: Krystle (Helpline Counsellor)

Monday 21 Mar, 2016, 9:50am by Mrs D 3 comments

These ‘Ask An Expert’ posts are interviews I’m carrying out with trained individuals who come into contact with people struggling with booze. The idea is to humanise and demystify the clinical/medical field for us all, to draw information from these kind and knowledgable people, and hopefully in some instances empower us to reach out more […]

Ask An Expert: Steve (Helpline Counsellor)

Monday 25 May, 2015, 11:48am by Mrs D 12 comments

Today I’m introducing a new sort of blog post – Ask An Expert. Each ‘Ask An Expert’ post will be an interview with an individual who comes into contact with people struggling with booze. You can expect to hear from GPs, detox nurses, psychiatrists, group facilitators, nurses, counsellors, and helpline workers etc over the coming months. The idea is to humanise […]