• Women in the Behavioral Health Industry: Why Executive Leadership Needs a New, Female Face

    When universal education activist and Nobel Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai addressed the United Nations in 2013, she pointed out that “we cannot all succeed when half of us are held back.” Her words resonated with women’s rights advocates as she boldly confronted an inequity that still needs to be addressed today, especially in the behavioral health field.


  • Continuing Care Plan Adherence Following Residential Addiction Treatment

    Common sense suggests that greater patient adherence to substance use disorder (SUD) treatment recommendations is associated with better outcomes. Surprisingly, however, there is limited previous research systematically investigating the adherence-outcome relationship in the context of SUD treatment.


Daniel  Bailey

Lieutenant Commander (LCDR) Daniel Bailey is a Commission Corps Public Health Analyst within the Division of Systems Development in SAMHSA/CSAP. LCDR Bailey is the lead Project Officer for CSAP’s Prevention Fellowship Program. He has led the fellowship since 2007 and has since expanded it to include a Graduate Student Internship and Summer Internship. LCDR Bailey’s other duties include serving as the Contracting Officer’s Technical Representative for SAMHSA’s US Border, Faith-Based, and Strategic Prevention Framework Advancement and Support contracts. Also, he has worked on several evaluation projects within CSAP, such as the Methamphetamine Grant program, the HIV Minority Educational Initiative, the Strategic Prevention Framework–State Incentive Grant program, and CSAP’s Data Information Technology Infrastructure Contract. Prior to his current duties, LCDR Bailey was selected by HHS to enter a highly selective and prestigious two-year developmental program, the Emerging Leaders Program. As one of fifty-five fellows selected out of five thousand United States applicants, he has rotated through a number of HHS agencies, working on projects such as Bioshield and the Medicare Part D launching, and was deployed for Hurricane Katrina in Gulf Port, Mississippi. Before starting his Federal career, LCDR Bailey worked for two Fortune 500 companies as a program specialist and as a case manager. LCDR Bailey holds two Master's degrees from the University of Maryland, College Park, MD in Health Administration and Business Administration.