Auður Axels­dóttir interviews Magnus P. Hald

Auður Axels­dóttir and Magnus P. Hald discuss his work and the develop­ment of a drug free psychi­at­ric ward in Norway.

Magnus is a Psychi­at­rist at the Uni­versity Hospi­tal of Nort­h-Norway and is the director of the drug free ward at the hospi­tal. As Director of Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse at the Uni­versity Hospi­tal for 10 years, he tried to apply ideas from his work, both in org­an­izing the service and in clin­ical work. He is now enga­ged in develop­ing a drug free treat­ment unit wit­hin the hospi­tal.

The interview is conducted in English.