• 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.


Earl  Hightower

For almost 30 years, Earl has worked on the front lines of addiction treatment as a professional interventionist. Highly regarded on an international level, he has conducted over two thousand successful interventions. He now instructs and supervises qualified individuals on the art of intervention as the president of Hightower Intervention Services, LLC. He is an author, a Board Registered Interventionist, a Certified Chemical Dependency Counselor (CCDC) and recipient of the 2010 National America Honors Recovery Vernon Johnson award.