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Bill Buckley

AOD Mental Health Educator with a lived experience, Vic

Bill Buckley is an AOD Mental Health Educator with 21 years’ experience working in a variety of mental health roles including as a Clinician, Counsellor, Manager and Educator. Bill has gained extensive experience in a diverse range of mental health settings including residential withdrawal, rehabilitation, forensic counselling, pharmacotherapy, and has notably worked as a Service Manager of a Prevention And Recovery Care Facility (PARC).

For 18 years of his life, Bill struggled with polysubstance addiction but has since overcome these dependencies achieving 27 continuous years of abstinence-based recovery.

The Mental Health Professionals’ Network (MHPN) respectfully acknowledges the Wurundjeri and the Boon Wurrung people of the Kulin nation, the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the land on which our office is situated. We also acknowledge Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia and pay our respects to their Elders past and present.