Episode 16 – Barry Dempsey – Harm reduction advocate

Barry Dempsey has spent the last 20 years working in the field of social care from disability, aged care, psychiatry, life sentence prisoners, challenging behaviour, mental health, in both community and residential, prisons, transitional housing and emergency accommodation

He works mainly one-on-one in a preventative context with youths and addiction (all along the spectrum from experimentation to chronic addiction).

He is currently working with the Dun Laoghaire Drug Task Force http://dlrdrugtaskforce.ie

Barry is also a voice over artist and father of three young children.

Twitter: @barrydemps


Barry music choice:

While my guitar gently weeps- The Beatles

Billie Jean-      Michael Jackson

Runnin’ Down A Dream- Tom Petty

Outshined-     Soundgarden

Sweet Leaf-    Black Sabbath

Comfortably Numb- Pink Floyd

Make it wit chu- Queens of the Stone Age


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