• 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.


Clara M. Bradizza

Clara M. Bradizza received her PhD in clinical psychology from the State University of New York at Binghamton in 1992 and completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies at Brown University. She currently is a senior research scientist at the Research Institute on Addictions at the State University of New York at Buffalo. Her research in addictions is focused on developing effective interventions for underserved populations including individuals with severe mental illness, alcohol use disorders, and pregnant smokers.