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The Pressure of the Corporate Grind

According to research, at any given point, 10% or more of full-time employees will develop a substance addiction. The demanding nature of corporate life often leads businesspeople to face large amounts of personal and professional stress, making them susceptible to substance abuse and mental health disorders. Balancing high-stakes decisions, long hours, and the pressure to succeed can push individuals toward unhealthy coping mechanisms. We understand these specific needs and offer a sanctuary for healing and recovery.

What Makes Business People Unique?

Business professionals often grapple with the weight of responsibilities, tight deadlines, and the constant need to be ‘on.’ Imagine a CEO facing a crucial merger decision while battling an internal struggle with substance abuse, or a manager trying to lead a team effectively while hiding their addiction. This unique set of challenges, combined with societal expectations and the stigma of seeking help, can make their journey to recovery a unique challenge. UNISON Rehab provides a confidential


Common Disorders

Stress-Induced Anxiety

The constant pressure to perform, meet deadlines, and manage teams can lead to heightened levels of anxiety. This disorder manifests as excessive worry, restlessness, and often physical symptoms like a rapid heartbeat. For business professionals, the fear of underperformance or making a costly mistake can exacerbate these feelings.

Burnout & Depression

Prolonged exposure to workplace stress without adequate coping mechanisms can lead to burnout. This is more than just everyday fatigue; it’s a deep-seated sense of disillusionment and hopelessness, often accompanied by feelings of inadequacy and disinterest in daily activities. Professionals, with their high-stakes roles, are particularly susceptible.

Substance Abuse

To cope with the relentless pressure and challenges, some business professionals might turn to alcohol, prescription drugs, or other substances. This can start as an occasional relief but can quickly escalate to dependency and addiction, especially when the lines between professional and personal life blur.

Insomnia & Sleep Disorders

The demands of a business career, coupled with stress and anxiety, can disrupt sleep patterns. Late-night meetings, travel across time zones, or the simple stress of an upcoming presentation can lead to chronic insomnia. Over time, lack of sleep can have severe repercussions on health and job performance.

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Our Programs

How We Treat Business Professionals?

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Executive Detox Program

Navigating the corporate world while battling addiction can be overwhelming. Our specialized detox program ensures that professionals can begin their recovery journey with minimal disruption to their work commitments. We provide a comfortable and supportive environment for withdrawal, understanding that for many, taking extended time off isn’t always feasible.

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Inpatient & Outpatient Rehab

Recognizing the unique demands of a professional’s schedule, we offer both inpatient and outpatient programs. Whether you need an secluded environment away from daily triggers or a flexible program that accommodates business travel and meetings, we’ve got you covered.

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Flexible Therapy Sessions

Time is of the essence in the business world. That’s why we offer therapy sessions outside of standard hours, ensuring professionals don’t miss out on essential treatments. Whether it’s early morning sessions before the stock market opens or late evenings after board meetings, we adapt to your schedule.

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Personalized Aftercare Plan

Recovery doesn’t end after rehab. We craft a tailored aftercare plan focusing on the specific stressors and challenges faced by those in the corporate world. This ensures sustained sobriety and mental well-being, even in high-pressure situations, long after leaving our facility.

Why Choose Us?

Business leaders need a treatment center that understands their unique challenges and offers flexibility without compromising on quality. UNISON Rehab stands out with specialized programs, confidentiality assurance, and a holistic approach that addresses both drug and alcohol abuse along with underlying mental health disorders.

Frequently Asked Questions

While drug and alcohol addiction can affect anyone, research indicates that some professions, such as healthcare workers, pilots, lawyers, executives, and first responders, might be at a higher risk due to the nature of their jobs and the stressors they encounter.
Professionals might gravitate towards substances that help them cope with their specific challenges. Commonly abused substances include alcohol, prescription medications, central nervous system depressants such as benzodiazepines, including Xanax and Ativan, as well as stimulants like Adderall or cocaine.
Yes. We understand the importance of your career and offer solutions that allow individuals to continue working in some capacity or make a smooth transition back to work post-treatment. Legal protections, such as the US Department of Labor’s Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), also exist to protect individuals seeking treatment. This act allows eligible employees to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave in a 12-month period for specified family and medical reasons, which includes addiction treatment
UNISON Rehab’S professional rehab program prioritizes discretion and confidentiality as we understand the importance of reputation in many professional fields. From private accommodations to handling any public disclosures with utmost care, your privacy is always safeguarded.
We recognize that addiction often coexists with other mental health disorders, offer integrated care that addresses both addiction and any co-occurring mental health conditions simultaneously.
The choice between inpatient and outpatient treatment depends on the individual’s needs, the severity of the addiction, and other personal factors. Inpatient treatment offers a more structured environment, while outpatient treatment provides more flexibility. A thorough assessment by professionals can help determine the best approach.