• 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.


Chris  Balish

Chris Balish is an award-winning feature writer, reporter, and broadcast journalist. He began his writing career working forWriter's Digest magazine and Writer's Digest Books. Since 1995 he has been a reporter and television news anchor, including hosting the CW Network's "CW Now." Chris is the recipient of nearly thirty awards for excellence in journalism and writing, including seven regional Emmy Awards. He is a graduate of Dartmouth College, and has been featured on NPR, ABC News, MSNBC, Sirius Satellite Radio, and in the New York TimesWashington Post, and Forbes.

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