• 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.


Leah R. Honarbakhsh

Leah Honarbakhsh graduated Summa Cum Laude from Florida Atlantic University with her BA in English. She is currently the managing editor of Counselor magazine, a freelance writer and editor, and plans to continue her education by pursuing a master's degree in library and information sciences. She enjoys reading, film, and yoga, and resides in South Florida with her two cats.

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