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Paul has been a resident of Lambeth for over 15 years, he has a keen interest in addictions treatment services. Paul has represented service users both in the borough of Lambeth and also at a national level at the national treatment agency.
He doesn’t see those that use these services as being outside our local communities, but believes that they are a vital part of our communities and hopes that Aurora can play a part in making that happen.
Dr Luke Mitcheson has worked in mental health and drug and alcohol treatment services since 1993 and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust since 1998. He is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist and Accredited Therapist with the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapists. He has been involved in service initiatives for substance misusing populations, research focused on developing psychological treatment approaches and work with staff groups to deliver these interventions.
He currently works at Lorraine Hewitt House, which is the SLaM Drug and Alcohol Treatment Service in the London Borough of Lambeth. He is also the Trust Professional Lead for Psychology in the Addictions Clinical Academic Group. He is seconded one day a week to Public Health England – Alcohol, Drugs and Tobacco Division and is involved in producing guidance to the treatment sector.
Duncan’s experience includes: Director of Mainliners (a charity that provided treatment for addictions and support for people with Hepatitis) for three years, he has been part of the Lambeth Service User Council for seven years and was part of the London Regional User Council Steering Group for two years. He has been an expert patient advisor to N.I.C.E., working to help develop national guide lines.
Jamie Munro has over twenty years' experience as an information technology professional in the private and public sectors, working for several years at the Human Tissue Authority and currently working as an information governance consultant.
Jamie started out helping the Aurora Project with some of their IT needs on a voluntary basis. He was impressed with their commitment and supportive of their work, and became more involved and a full trustee in August 2017
"Aurora Project is still one of the anchors in my life, a place I feel I belong and where I feel I am valued."