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Harm Reduction, Healing, Hope

Dr. Anokh Singh, Dr. Bavenjit Kaur, and clinical counselor Palwinder Kaur Gill, draw on their personal and professional experience in this conversation. 

Dr. Anokh Singh, Dr. Bavenjit Kaur, and clinical counselor Palwinder Kaur Gill, draw on their personal and professional experience in this conversation.

  • What problems with alcohol look like in Sikh communities and why they occur
  • Common challenges folks face when engaging with the healthcare system
  • How we can harness hope, empathy, and Sikhi when we are struggling

In This Podcast

Anokh Singh

Psychiatry Resident, UC Davis Medical Center
Psychiatry Resident, UC Davis Medical Center

Anokh Singh is a 3rd-year Psychiatry Resident at UC Davis Medical Center. Originally from San Jose, CA, he completed his Masters and Medical degree at Touro University California. 

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Bavenjit Kaur Cheema

Family Medicine Resident, UBC
Family Medicine Resident, UBC

Bavenjit Kaur Cheema is a 1st year UBC Family Medicine resident, training in full-scope family practice and hoping to specialize in addictions medicine. 

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Manvinder Kaur

Webinar Coordinator
Webinar Coordinator

Manvinder Kaur is the webinar coordinator with SikhRI. She holds a MA in religious studies from McMaster University where her research focused on the intersections ofalcohol and Sikhi, particularly considering influences of colonialism, gender, and trauma.

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Palwinder Kaur Gill

Registered Clinical Counsellor
Registered Clinical Counsellor

Palwinder Kaur Gill is a Registered Clinical Counsellor who is currently working full time with Provincial Health Service Authorities as a trauma specialist. She also works part-time with Abbotsford Community Services, focusing on populations involved in domestic violence.

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