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    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.


Dennis C. Daley

Dennis C. Daley, PhD, is professor of psychiatry and social work. He served for fourteen years as the chief of Addiction Medicine Services (AMS) at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic (WPIC) of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. Daley has been with WPIC since 1986 and previously served as director of Family Studies and Social Work. He and his colleagues were one of the first in the country to develop integrated treatment programs for individuals with psychiatric disorders combined with substance use disorders (co-occurring disorders). He is currently involved in clinical care, teaching, and research. Dr. Daley’s recovery workbooks journals, and books for professionals are available on his website www.drdennisc.daley.com.