• 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.


Jordan  Davis
PhD candidate

Jordan Davis is a PhD candidate at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His research interests are focused on treatment outcomes for at risk or marginalized adolescents and young adults. He is currently the PI on an NIH- and NIDA-funded project investigating the efficacy of mindfulness-based relapse prevention among marginalized young adults in residential substance use treatment. Davis is also investigates development from adolescence to young adulthood focusing on substance use and social ecological predictors.