Deepak D’Souza, MD expert on Marijuana and mental health

Cannabis Use & Mental Health — Online Talk by a National Expert

Cannabis use and how it affects mental health problems is the subject of a Zoom webinar by Deepak D’Souza, MD, on Wednesday, April 14 from 7 to 8:15 p.m.

Dr D’Souza is a professor of psychiatry at the Yale University School of Medicine and a long-time, nationally recognized researcher on cannabis use and psychotic disorders. You can register here or at the New Canaan Parents Support Group website.

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.