• 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.


Mark  Calarco

Dr. Calarco is the national medical director of American Addiction Centers, a behavioral healthcare company specializing in the treatment of alcohol, drug, and eating disorders. He is a pioneer in treating hormone imbalances in recovering individuals. He was the first board-certified anti-aging and regenerative medicine specialist in Tennessee, has served as a board examiner for the American Academy of Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine and as a clinical professor for several medical schools. His private clients include many worldrenowned entertainers, professional athletes, and prominent business leaders.