Samuel Ball Addiction Executives Silver Hill

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

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.

Kevin Sabet Marijuana speaker

‘Reefer Sanity: Debunking the Myths About Marijuana’ Talk

Author and marijuana expert Kevin Sabet, Ph.D will deliver a talk about facts and myths surrounding pot from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 5 in New Canaan at an event organized by New Canaan Parent Support Group. His talk, “Reefer Sanity: Debunking the Myths About Marijuana” takes place at Saxe Middle School Auditorium, 468 South Ave. in New Canaan. Please visit NCParentSupportGroup.Org to register. — an announcement from New Canaan Parent Support Group

Sabet is author of Reefer Sanity: Seven Great Myths About Marijuana, now in its 2nd edition.