• 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.


Michael  Cucciare

Michael A. Cucciare, PhD, is a core investigator at the VA Health Services Research & Development Center for Mental Healthcare and Outcomes Research and associate director of research training at the South Central MIRECC at the Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System in Little Rock, Arkansas. He is also an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.