• 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.


Lisa   Boesky

Clinical Psychologist, National Speaker, Consultant, and Author of When to Worry: How to Tell If Your Teen Needs Help—and What to Do About It and other publications. She has appeared on CNN, Fox News, ABC News, CBS News,CNN International, People Magazine, and USA Today. Dr. Lisa specializes in adolescents and young adults with mental health disorders and has worked with some of the most challenging and dangerous youth in psychiatric hospitals and juvenile justice facilities. In addition to providing high-energy and content-filled presentations to professionals across the country,


Dr. Lisa consults with youth-serving agencies on issues related to mental health and suicide, and serves as an expert witness on legal cases related to suicidal and mentally ill youth in residential settings.


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