Instructor Profile | Mental Health First Aid
Luke Butcher





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Location Information

Maitland NSW 2320

States Available In

  • New South Wales


Dr Luke Butcher has spent over 12 years managing a range of clinical mental health and drug and alcohol services in both government and non-government sectors across regional, rural and remote New South Wales. Luke has experience delivering high quality and engaging mental health first aid courses to a wide variety of audiences including law enforcement, labor hire and construction industries, sporting clubs, and disability and community organisations.

Luke has undergraduate qualifications in psychology, a Masters' degree in Forensic Mental Health and a PhD from James Cook University.

Luke is an innovative and strategic thinker and has a strong demonstrated track record in business development and opportunity assessment, clinical and corporate governance. Luke is a former member of the NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation Mental Health Network Executive and NDIS Clinical Advisory Group, and served two terms as an Elected Director of the New South Wales Mental Health Co-ordinating Council.

Luke is available for training throughout the Hunter, Newcastle and North Coast