How Can We Overcome Addiction?

How can we Overcome Addiction?
Jan Gerber, image courtesy of Paracelsus Clinic.

How Can We Overcome Addiction?
The Family Business Voice

 
 
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On this episode of the Family Business Voice, Jan Gerber, Chairman of Paracelsus Recovery in Zurich, speaks with Ramia about the cycle of addiction and why some family business members self-medicate to deal with stress in the workplace.

– A preventive approach, according to Gerber, is the most effective way for family business members to look after each other’s mental health, so awareness and communication are critical.

– Stress is the most significant trigger for anxiety – a key ingredient in mental health and addiction problems. We live in a world where both the young and old say they are under more stress than ever before.

– Family businesses in crisis should reach out for help. A professional can tell whether or not the situation constitutes a mental health crisis and, if it does, what can be done to address it.

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Also, read the full article here.