Dr. Yasir Abbasi

Dr Yasir Abbasi is a Consultant Psychiatrist and Clinical Director for Addiction Services at Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust and an Honorary Senior Lecturer at University of Liverpool. He has a special interest in painkiller addiction and dual diagnosis. He is the founding trusted of the Painkiller Addiction Information Network (PAIN) charity. In 2013 he was got the Doctor of the year award by Yorkshire Evening Post in Leeds.

In 2017 he was shortlisted for Psychiatry Communicator of the Year award by The Royal College of Psychiatrists and as the Clinician of the Year award by Healthcare Finance Management Association. He has spoken widely at national and international conferences, various media outlets as well as at the Houses of Parliament.