• 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.


Nancy  Bailey

Nancy Bailey, MS, ICAC, ICCDP/D, CET II, NADA has worked in the behavioral health field since 1994 focusing on addictions, trauma and eating disorders. She is completing her Doctoral research on the treatment of women diagnosed with eating disorders using experiential modalities.  Owner of Desert Moon Workshops, Nancy designs and facilitates workshop intensives using a blend of experiential, educational, and behavioral modalities aiding individuals, couples, and groups to facilitate positive change. Set in a tranquil desert atmosphere, where people can "find their way."

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