• 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.


Randy  Boyd

For the last eight years, Randy Boyd has been working with men to help transform their pain into joy and their shame into strength. He founded the Courageous Healers Foundation as a future place for men to come and receive the help needed to achieve these transformations. Randy also speaks at conferences, schools, treatment facilities, and homes about the effects of abuse on men, and how a person can heal from those effects. Already licensed as a California Alcohol and Drug Counselor Associate, Randy is currently a full time student at College of the Desert where he is working on a degree in psychology. Randy is the Author of the new groundbreaking book addressing the sexual abuse of boys entitled “Healing The Man Within” a book for male survivors written by a male survivor.