Full Name
Jillian Roberts MBBS
Job Title
Clinical Director Drug and Alcohol Justice Health and Forensic Mental Health Net
Justice Health & Forensic Mental Health Network
Speaker Bio
Dr Jill Roberts is the clinical director, drug and alcohol services, of the Justice Health and Forensic Mental Health Network (JHFMHN), NSW Australia. She is a Founding Fellow of Australasian Chapter of Addiction Medicine, Royal Australasian College Physicians, and Founding Fellow Faculty of Clinical Forensic Medicine, Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia. Dr. Roberts is very involved in postgraduate and undergraduate medical training. She is member of numerous committees within NSW Ministry of Health including Quality in Treatment and Clinical Substance Use in Pregnancy and Clinical Management Opioid Dependency. She was a member of the expert working group for the NSW clinical guidelines for the use of depot buprenorphine in NSW and principal investigator on the UNLOC-T study, a clinical trial assessing the safety and feasibility of depot buprenorphine in NSW custodial settings. Dr. Roberts has 20 years of experience providing health care to incarcerated men, women, and adolescents and participants in court diversion programs in NSW and is committed to engaging patients in treatment as part of a rehabilitative endeavor.