We regularly invite Guest Speakers to talk to Group Meetings about their specialist areas. There is usually no charge to hear visiting speakers and we aim to arrange the visits on a six-weekly rota on our usual meeting slot where possible.
19th September 2017
Anna Jackson and Jan Tribe - Society of St James
We were pleased to welcome Anna Jackson and Jan Tribe of the Society of St James, who spoke about the Recovery Hub, Day Recovery, the services of the Society fo St James and an overview of support services available in Portsmouth.
There is a full report on their presentations in our blog.
18th July 2017
Sue Atkins - Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth
Sue is a Sister at the QA Hospital, Portsmouth, who manages the Alcohol Intervention Team. She gave an update on the work of the AIT, and answered questions from the audience.
23rd May 2017
Ryan & Nathan - Recovery Hub, Society of St James
Talked about services available to help those in recovery from drug addiction, provide information on the Needle Exchange programme and give some Naloxone and overdose training. See our blog for a report.
28th March 2017
Bryony, Mental Health Specialist at St Mary's Hospital, Portsmouth
Spoke about medication prescribed for dual diagnosis patients
1st November 2016
Lawrence Taylor - Founder of Baytrees, instigator for the funding of Rebound
4th October 2016
Stewart Roberts - Family Support Worker, Building Futures - Substance Misuse Service, Winchester Prison
23rd August 2016
Steven Evans - Recovery Community Coordinator, Winchester Prison
12th January 2016
PC Dan McGarrigle - The Role of the Police
27th October 2015
Carla Roadknight - Modern Matron Orchards, St James' Hospital
13th September 2015
Jo Purdy - Probation Service
12th August 2015
Flick Drummond - Parliamentary Candidate, Portsmouth South
2nd June 2015
Janet Dee - Portsmouth Counselling Service
10th March 2015
David Southon - Baytrees
2nd December 2014
Nathan & Ryan - Recovery Hub
8th July 2014
Carla Roadknight - Mental Health Services
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