Chris Hynan


Chris currently manages the Nexus Dual Diagnosis Consultation Service and the Department of Addiction Medicine at St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne. Chris has a professional background in Nursing. Originally a mental health (MH) nurse, he has also worked in general nursing and specialised for over 20 years in Child and Adolescent MH. Over his career he has always had a keen interest and passion for working with complex clients, their families and the equally complex service systems that support them. In addition he has worked as an alcohol and other drug (AOD) worker in the Adolescent Forensic space for a number of years.  In his current Dual Diagnosis and Addiction Medicine roles he continues to actively engage with, and support treatment and support services for people impacted by addiction and related health challenges.