Matthew Gaskell

Consultant Psychologist and Clinical Lead at Forward Leeds, Matthew Gaskell addressed an audience of 150 on why it can be unhelpful to treat addiction as a brain disease . The audience at St. Chads Parish Centre on 1 June 2018 was made up of professionals and interested members of the public who had come to…

Leeds Dual Diagnosis Events The Leeds Dual Diagnosis Network run talks throughout the year. These are open to anyone with an interest in substance misuse and mental health across the city. The next event is Hepatology and Substance Use Speakers: Jon McGowan, Substance Misuse Specialist Nurse and Dr Richard Parker, Consultant Hepatologist Friday, 7 June…

​For World Mental Health Day 2017 two of the specialist team at Forward Leeds recorded brief videos about substance misuse and mental health. ​Matthew Gaskell is the Consultant Psychologist at Forward Leeds and the Clinical Lead in the mental health team.​ His video on addiction and mental health is below. He talks about the advantages of…

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