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Canada-based Guyanese seeks to offer locals more access to mental health services
“He loved their music and he wanted answers to the questions he had; the only thing he could do was to go to school. At that time, he was a programmer and it was very difficult to get work as a self-employed individual. A career change in his early forties did not seem far-fetched and he made a decision to pursue a diploma in addiction and community work.”
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“I have learnt from my years of Substance Use Disorder counselling that it is never about the person’s substance of choice but the belief that promotes and maintain the behaviour that lead to a lost of control. The same can be true for most other types of addictive behaviours. Most of which are usually rooted in a maladaptive choice by the person in which they made the conscious or unconscious choice response to a Life challenge, crisis or conflict to cope with the situation.”Shirvington Hannays CCS-AC, CCAC, CCTACP Certified Addiction Counselor & Counselling Therapist.