• 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.


Ruth  Fishel

Ruth Fishel, MEd, is an acclaimed author of inspirational books that have sold nearly one million copies, including Peace in the World, Peace in our Hearts, Time for Joy, The Journey Within, A Spiritual Path to Recovery and Change Almost Anything in 21 Days. Wrinkles Don’t Hurt: Daily Meditations on the Joy of Aging Mindfully with illustrations by Bonny Van de Kamp is her most recent book. She is a national retreat and workshop leader and meditation teacher.

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