The Team

Griffith Edwards CentreWe are a multi-disciplinary team of healthcare professionals. Our staff are qualified members in the addictions field with a range of professional backgrounds such as psychology, psychiatry, nursing, social work, occupational therapy, and psychoeducation.

 

The Addictions Unit Team

Director:  

Jorge Palacios-Boix, MD, FRCP(C)
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University

Research Director:   Kathryn Gill, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University

Inpatient Services:

  • Ron Fraser, MD, FRCP(C)
    Head, Inpatient Detoxification Service
    Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University

Outpatient Services:

  • Dara Charney, MD, FRCP(C)
    Director, McGill RUIS Addiction Program
    Associate Chair (Education), Department of Psychiatry, McGill University
    & Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University

Team Therapists

Administrative staff:

  • Lyne Marchand
  • Patty Vlahos

Volunteers

  • Susan Britton
    Certified Yoga Therapist
  • Howard McGillis
    Budgeting and Community Resources