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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Benefits of Yoga in Addiction Treatment

In general terms, yoga is an exercise that benefits the body, mind and spirit through an integration of breathing techniques, strengthening exercises, postures and meditation. There are many types of yoga; all are beneficial. Although yoga is a centuries-old practice, it is a relatively new treatment modality in the field of drug and alcohol addiction. Acceptance…

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Why Some People Think Sex Addiction Doesn’t Exist

Does sex addiction really exist? Is sexual addiction a true disorder? Or is hypersexuality just an excuse for irresponsible behavior or infidelity? Those are complicated questions, and even experts in the world of behavioral health and addiction will probably never agree on the answers.  Many people think hypersexuality should be classified as an addiction. They…

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The Times / Thunderer – Decision makers at Davos face a crisis in the boardroom

Our CEO Jan Gerber recently shared his views on why mental health in the C-suite should be a Davos priority for UK-based The Times newspaper.

In our experience, referrals for CEOs have skyrocketed, and it has become increasingly clear that burnout, ADHD, depression, anxiety disorders and substance abuse is widespread in boardrooms across the globe.

If leaders want to find solutions to our ever-pressing global issues, addressing their health issues is paramount. We cannot solve world problems without tackling our own, yet mental health and well-being remain underemphasised at the World Economic Forum's annual Davos conferences.

Curious to know why we think well-being is so important, and what steps we recommend taking? Check out the thunder slot in Times to find out more --> visit article here!

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