• 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.


Jean  Hager

Jean Hager, DSW, has thirty-five years of experience as a clinical social worker in a wide range of issues, particularly alcohol and drug addiction, and co-occurring mental health disorders. Dr. Hager also treats other compulsive disorders, anxiety/mood disorders, grief and loss issues, and posttraumatic stress disorder. At her active private practice in New Jersey, founded in 1989, Dr. Hager offers adult, adolescent, individual, couples, group, and family therapy, as well as assessment and interventions.