• 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.


Jeff  Barboa

Holds a doctoral degree in clinical psychology and a Master’s of Science degree in community mental health from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He is a licensed Clinical Professional Counselor as well as a National Certified Counselor. He has experience in child and adult mental health, substance use and co-occurring disorders. He also has served as adjunct professor, therapist, supervisor and he currently holds a position as the Clinical Director at North Bay Recovery Center.