The Kusnacht Practice Podcast #004 Interview with Dean Gustar on the rise in alcohol dependence during the COVID-19 crisis
Sep 28, 2020Season 1Episode 4
The Kusnacht Practice
“It’s no surprise with the stress, global stress that we’re experiencing that people are turning to alcohol as a coping strategy.”- Dean Gustar, Senior Clinical Operations Manager at The Kusnacht Practice.
As the COVID-19 pandemic lingers on, the exponential rise in cases of anxiety and depression appear directly linked to the escalation in alcohol consumption.
In the fourth episode of our podcast series, The Kusnacht Practice’s Philippe Rovere, Global Sales and Marketing Director talks with Dean Gustar, Senior Clinical Operations Manager about the dramatic increase in alcohol dependence during this difficult time. Dean explores the various ‘triggers’ that lead to consumption, the warning signs to look out for and the methods to adopt in order to avoid spiralling into dependency.