Too Big to Fail: Wealthy Clients & Addiction

THE HUFFINGTON POST (03/15) – [Polk’s] story illuminates the troubling issue of how to treat wealthy, high-achieving people experiencing a substance or process disorder and co-occurring mental health problem. He extrapolates—as his wealth grew so did his ego and money allowed him to build walls which protected him from taking a closer look at his behaviors that would put a middle income person on the street. While there are a plethora of treatment options for all kinds of disorders, finding the right place that affords privacy and employs smart and effective treatment methods for high-end, successful people can be a challenge. Read more

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