• 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.


Erica  Elliott

 Specializes in both family practice and environmental medicine, with a busy practice in Santa Fe. She is often referred to as a Medical Detective since she attracts people from all parts of the country and even abroad who have mysterious and puzzling medical problems that have not responded to mainstream medical care. Her approach to restoring health includes a combination of conventional, alternative, environmental, nutritional, and spiritual modalities. She brings to her practice a passion for relieving suffering in others, and a wisdom from having faced her own serious health challenges.  Dr. Elliott is also an author and public speaker. She has given weeklong workshops at both Omega and Esalen Institutes and she is co-author of the book, Prescriptions for a Healthy House, a useful resource guide for transforming ones home into a sanctuary in order to maintain good health.  Dr. Elliott blogs about controversial and cutting edge topics in medicine.