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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What is Narcissism?

On Wednesday, Harvey Weinstein’s 23-year prison-sentence marked a historic moment. Because many have called him a narcissistic, Paracelsus Recovery explains what narcissism actually is. Narcissism is a highly complex personality disorder (NPD). A personality disorder is a type of mental illness that leads an individual to have a distorted pattern of thinking and relating to reality. In…

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City AM – Athlete addiction issues rocket 300 per cent

Rafael Nadal made headlines recently when, amidst his withdrawal from Wimbledon, it was discovered that he had been injecting himself with a powerful anaesthetic to manage foot pain. While this news shocked fans, experts argue that pushing one’s body to its breaking points has become all too common amongst elite athletes.

Paracelsus Recovery’s CEO, Jan Gerber and consultant Dr Anna Erat sat down with Matt Hardy for City AM to discuss the ever-increasing number of referrals they are seeing for elite athletes. Paracelsus Recovery alone has seen a 300% increase over the last ten years. Sadly, they expect these numbers to rise even more.

Why is there a mental health epidemic brewing in elite sports? Read the full article to find out -->  City AM Article

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