We believe that everyone has the right to live with dignity . . .

Mitchell Giles was appointed as the first CEO of Lives Lived Well in May 2012, following seven years as CEO of the Alcohol and Drug Foundation Queensland.

Mitchell is a Registered Nurse and holds a Bachelor of Business and a Master of Health Science (majoring in mental health).

He also has a wealth of practical, hands-on experience. Mitchell began work in the alcohol and other drugs sector while working as a nurse in 1988 in an inpatient detox unit. He later went on to manage a hospital-based drug and alcohol service for 12 years.

During his career Mitchell has worked in a variety of other positions including serving as Deputy Director of Clinical Services and State Manager for a HIV services program.

He has been appointed an Adjunct Associate Professor with University of Queensland.

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Lives Lived Well recognises Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the original inhabitants of the land now known as Australia and their continuing connection to land, air and sea. We acknowledge the traditional custodians of the lands across which we work and live, and pay our respects to elders, past and present.

Lives Lived Well celebrates diversity and is committed to providing inclusive services and workplaces. Everyone has the right to live well, with dignity and respect. We offer support to all people without judgement or discrimination.

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