• 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.


Sue  Jackson

Susan Jackson has worked in the field of addictions for 25 years, beginning her career working for the City of Chino as a gang interventionist and domestic violence counselor. While at Chino, she began working with substance abusing adolescents and their families. This experience led to her working at San Antonio Community Hospital on the Chemical Dependency Unit as the family counsel. Susan worked a total of 13 years at Loma Linda University Behavioral Medicine Center, the last five as Program Manager for the children and adolescent mental health and chemical dependency program. Recently Susan joined His House and New Creation as the Clinical Director.