• 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.


Margot   Escott

She is a licensed clinical social worker with a private practice in Naples for 32 years. She is a graduate of NYU School of Social Work and has worked in a variety of healthcare settings­­—from psychiatric and addictions rehabs to hospice. Several years ago she began acting classes (a childhood dream). She was introduced to Improvisational Comedy and became hooked on Improv. She has been performing, teaching to youth and adults, giving workshops for community groups and healthcare settings on the art of Improv.