Dr Nicola Newton

Dr Nicola Newton is a clinical psychologist, formerly at Kings College now a Senior Research Fellow at the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC). She specialises in drug prevention. Here, Nicola tells Angelus Founder, Maryon Stewart, about drug education, research and intervention.

Hester’s Story

Hester Stewart, was an outstanding 21 year old medical student, student mentor and cheerleader was the then legal high GBL after an awards dinner in April 2009. Combined with the small amount of alcohol she had consumed during the evening, it sent her into a coma from which she never awoke .