• 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.


Arthur C Evans

Arthur C. Evans, Jr. is the Commissioner of the Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS), Philadelphia, PA, and past Deputy Commissioner for the Connecticut Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services (DMHAS). He has also held faculty appointment at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine and Quinnipiac University.