National Drug Conference 2010: Dr. Brion Sweeney
Dr. Brion Sweeney: Brief Interventions for substance misuse
Dr. Brion Sweeney practices as a psychiatrist in substance misuse in Dublin in the Health Service Executive and is Clinical Director for Drug Addiction Services for Greater North Dublin. Dr. Sweeney has been involved harm reduction approaches including needle exchange programmes, substitute prescribing since the early 90s and since 2000 with the development of care pathways for substance misusers. This has included research in brief interventions for alcohol and cocaine misuse and longer term detoxification and residential programmes for those who are opiate dependent.
Recorded at the National Drug Conference, Dublin, November 2010