A Conversation on Mental Health and Addiction with Gary Mendell and Dr. Paul Hokemeyer

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Thank you to Gary Mendell, founder and CEO of Shatterproof, and Dr. Paul Hokemeyer, licensed family therapist and founding principal of UK-based Drayson Mews, for this conversation with the FFI Practitioner podcast about addiction and mental health treatment in enterprising and ultra-high-net-worth families.

 


 

 


 

About the Contributors

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Dr. Paul Hokemeyer, JD, PhD, is a licensed marriage and family therapist, the founding principal of Drayson Mews, and author of Fragile Power: Why Having Everything is Never Enough, written for ultra high net worth (UHNW) individuals, couples, and families seeking culturally respectful and clinically effective mental health services. Dr. Paul’s research in the realm of UHNW identity and behavioral health has been published in peer-reviewed journals including Journal of Wealth Management and the International Family Offices Journal. He can be reached at [email protected].

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Gary Mendell is the founder and CEO of Shatterproof, a national nonprofit that provides trusted guidance and support to communities; removes systemic and social barriers to treatment; and mobilizes the country to advocate for change and to end addiction stigma. After losing his son Brian to addiction, Mendell founded Shatterproof in 2012 to ensure that people with substance use disorders have access to the life-saving treatment, resources and research. He can be reached at [email protected].

Interviewer: Jordan Rich is celebrating a quarter century at one of America’s top legacy radio stations, interviewing thousands of celebrities, authors, actors and interesting personalities throughout his career. Jordan is co-owner of Chart Productions Inc, and also teaches voice-over acting. His main focus these days is in podcast creation and production, featuring conversations with the world’s most creative people.

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