Dave has collaborated with some of the most established organisations as a speaker, trustee, consultant, recovery coach and training developer.
Amy Winehouse Foundation – developed training and workshops for schools, including teachers and parents as part of their flagship Resilience Program. A group mentor and facilitator for vulnerable young adults as part of their music program, Amy’s Yard. Delivered creative workshops and meditation for vulnerable young women in their residential aftercare safe-house, Amy’s Place.
Ben Raemers Foundation – sharing lived experience on addiction and behavioural issues in a live webinar as part of Alcohol Awareness Week. The foundation aims to end the stigma surrounding mental health issues, including suicide prevention for the global skateboarding community.
Carly Ryan Foundation – youth specialised trustee on the board for the Carly Ryan Foundation based in Australia, focused on online harm-prevention. Working alongside founder and CEO Sonya Ryan, co-writing the memoirs of her journey to recovery and self realisation after the tragic murder of her daughter Carly.
Music Support – volunteer working backstage supporting emotional wellbeing and recovery pathways at festivals including Download, Reading and Creamfields.
Samaritans – sharing lived experience on addiction and behavioural issues as part of their training development for volunteers acting as support counsellors.
Yes We Can Youth Clinic – recovery coach and mentor for young adolescents with mental health issues, addictions and behavioural disorders, assisting in their continued support from a 10 week residential treatment centre in the Netherlands.
Kusnacht Practice – case manager for high profile clients with mental health issues, addictions and behavioural disorders, in the world renowned rehabilitation treatment centre in Switzerland.
Headspace – established their partnership with schools, colleges and universities across the UK, providing a service of mediation and mindfulness via a mobile app to the educational community.
Delivered talks and engaged discussions with Government bodies on mental health, wellbeing and online child safety in London’s City Hall, the Australian High Commission in London, Home Office and Houses of Parliament.