Samuel Ball Addiction Executives Silver Hill

How Executives and High-Status Professionals Recover From Addiction, Mental Illness: June 12 Talk

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What works in treating high-achieving executives and high-status professionals for addiction or mental illness? And what doesn’t work? That’s the subject of a talk Wednesday, June 12 by Samuel Ball, Ph.D., the director of executive programs at Silver Hill Hospital. — an announcement from the New Canaan Parent Support Group

High-achieving executives are like any other occupational group; they are vulnerable to addiction and mental illness. However, executives take longer to engage in treatment, because the very nature of their status often contributes to significant denial.