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Dr David Blazey works with clinical teams at the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and with community organisations, to develop projects that promote social inclusion and recovery and access funding for them.
Areas of particular interest are volunteering, peer support, engagement in arts and physical activity, and work with adolescents and older people. He also manages the grants programme for the Maudsley Charity. His academic background is in Music and before working in his current capacity he was a lecturer and manager in a large college, where he developed learning opportunities in the community for people with mental health difficulties.