• 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.


Richard D.  Froilan-Davila

Richard D. Froilán-Dávila, PhD. is the former campus director for Springfield College, School of Human Services, Tampa Bay, Florida. Dr. Dávila received his PhD and MSW from the University of Connecticut. He has more than thirty years of work in education, and in community work. Dr. Dávila has held faculty and management positions for the past twenty-eight years and is a known international lecturer on adult education, alcohol and drugs, and diversity. He is an International/National Certified Gambling Counselor and is a recovery coach and TOT trainer. He also is the founder of Recovery All and is in long-term recovery.