Episode 74 – Dr Garrett McGovern – Addiction treatment specialist

Garrett grew up in Dublin, Ireland.

Qualified as a GP and worked in the field of drug addiction for a number of years within the Irish public sector, before setting up his own practice to ensure an approach that is is pragmatic, evidence based, non-judgmental.

The focus is on the individual rather than the drug and the programme is delivered in a way that reduces the stigma associated with addiction.

Garrett is passionate and vocal about what he believe are the policy changes required in Ireland to improve the lives and the treatment of patients with addiction.

You can find out more about Garrett at www.prioritymedicalclinic.ie or on Twitter

__________________________________________ Garrett’s Music Choice

Frank Sinatra – That’s life

The Kinks – Lola

The Who – My Generation

The Rolling Stones – Sympathy for the devil

The Kinks – You really got me now

The Who – I can’t explain

The Beatles – Money

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All music is available on Spotify in the Social Fabric Playlist

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