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    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.


Robert R. Johnson

He is board-certified in Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine, and has been the Medical Director for the six Amen Clinics since May 2013. His previous roles include Medical Director of Sierra Tucson for 5 years, Senior Medical Director of College Hospital for 10 years and Behavioral Health consultant for public and private mental health organizations. He’s also a Certified Executive Coach and has worked with leaders in companies such as Rockwell International, Sony, Disney, NBC, and the US Olympic Committee, as well as with members of the clergy and their leadership teams.