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Dual Diagnosis Essentials

Presenter: Chris Hynan

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This two-day training aims to develop a skilled workforce that is better equipped to support people who experience co-occurring metnal health and substance misuse issues (Dual Diagnosis).

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The training will introduce participants to the key principles of dual diagnosis; recognition, knowledge and practice tools.

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Chris currently manages Nexus Dual Diagnosis Consultation Service and the Department of Addiction Medicine at St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne. Chris has a professional background in Nursing - originally a mental health (MH) nurse he has also done General nursing and specialised for over 20 years in Child and Adolescent MH. Over his career he has always had a keen interest and passion for working with complex clients, their families and the equally complex service systems that support them. In addition he has worked as an alcohol and other drug (AOD) worker in the Adolescent Forensic space for a number of years; and in his current Dual Diagnosis and Addiction Medicine roles continues to actively engage with and support treatment and support services for people impacted by addiction and related health issues.



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