Dr Frei has worked in the alcohol and drug field for the last 15 years. He has worked in private as well as in public practice settings, including VMO roles at Southern and Eastern Health before taking on his full time role at Turning Point, Eastern Health. His professional clinical interests include the assessment and management of substance use-related impairment in health and other professions.
He is currently President of the Australasian Chapter of Addiction Medicine and is an adjunct senior lecturer at the Department of Psychology and Psychiatry at Monash University. He works sessionally at Caulfield Pain Management and Research Centre, Alfred Health as an addiction medicine specialist consultant.His clinical roles at Eastern Health include clinical oversight of DACAS and Turning Point’s other telephone and on line services, as well as Turning Point’s other state-wide and eastern region clinical services.