Paula Delahunty is the Addictions Coordinator for Eastern Health, St. John’s Region. She holds a Bachelor of Social Work from Memorial University of Newfoundland and is currently registered within the profession. Additionally she holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Criminology Certificate and a Diploma in Clinical Counselling for Addictions from Memorial University. Ms. Delahunty has worked in the field of Addictions both directly and indirectly for approximately 25 years.
Over her career in the field of Mental Health and Addictions, she has worked with individuals, groups, families and couples and communities impacted by substance use harms and other behavioural adaptations.
As part of her role as Addictions Coordinator for the Eastern Regional Health Authority, she currently leads the Workforce Development program for the Mental Health and Addictions Program covering a wide variety of topics relevant to the provision of mental health and addictions services.