Thilo Beck at WEF Roundtable - A Roadmap to Sustainable Health and Better Well-being in the Workforce and Society

Goals House Roundtable, World Economic Forum, Davos – Thilo Beck

A Roadmap to Sustainable Health and Better Well-being in the Workforce and Society: Elaborating on Key Points.   We are living through a historical period defined by uncertainty, which is having a profound impact on our mental health. Research shows that – on average, 15% of working-age adults live with a mental health condition globally,…

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Affluent Neglect

Society expresses great concern for poor, underserved children and the increased likelihood they may lack access to health care and education, or that they may turn to drugs or crime in adulthood. Less attention is paid to children of affluent parents who have their own set of problems. Emotional neglect often goes unnoticed or unreported, which may…

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What is Dialectical Behavior Therapy?

Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), developed by Marsha Linehan, Ph. in the 1980s, is a type of talk therapy originally designed for high-risk, suicidal people diagnosed with borderline personality disorder. Today, DBT is used to treat people struggling with a range of complex and intense emotions, including substance abuse and addiction, PTSD, bipolar disorder, eating disorders,…

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The Pandemic-Push: Why are so Many People Suddenly Buying Prescription Drugs Online?

Prescription-med sales skyrocket due to the pandemic, but when does use become abuse? Paracelsus Recovery’s experts weigh in. More and more people are illegally purchasing prescription medication such as anxiety or sleeping pills online as the pandemic takes its toll on our wellbeing. The pandemic has left a mental health crisis in its wake. Rates…

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Benefits of Reflexology in Addiction Treatment

Reflexology a unique treatment that blends modern theory with ancient Chinese medicine is a holistic hands-on treatment that involves the application of gentle pressure and massages to specific reflex areas or zones of the body—usually the feet hands or even the ears. The treatment is noninvasive and creates no adverse side effects.

The theory behind reflexology is that the targeted points correspond directly to different organs as well as the body's muscular nervous circulatory and skeletal system. Blockages of energy within the body often a result of addiction illness or stress prevent the body from functioning at its best. When a trained reflexologist works on a particular area the stimulation helps to release the blockages. Health and well-being are improved by the free flow of energy throughout the entire system.

Reflexology also improves blood circulation which promotes the healthy flow of oxygen and nutrients to the tissues. The treatment is beneficial in recovery of substance abuse and addiction because it helps remove toxins in the blood which results in fewer cravings and reduces symptoms of withdrawal. Clients often report an instant feeling of relaxation reduction of anxiety increased energy and an overall sense of wellbeing after the first session which makes it easy for them to engage in further sessions.

Reflexology is not a cure for addiction or a substitute for therapy. However it is an effective complement to a holistic addiction treatment. This complementary therapy is widely accepted and is becoming increasingly popular at treatment centers around the world. At Paracelsus Recovery reflexology is an inherent part of a treatment program.

Contact us directly if you would think you have a problem with drugs or alcohol or if you would like to learn more about the benefits of reflexology or other holistic therapies.

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