• 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.


John  Gallagher

John Gallagher, MSW, LCDC (TX), LSW (PA) is a Case Manager with the Tarrant County Drug Court in Fort Worth, Texas. Additionally, he is currently persuing his PhD in Social Work at the University of Texas at Arlington where his research interests include exploring the racial dispairities in drug court outcomes and the ethical practices of chemical dependency treatment professionals.