• 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.


Hendree E.  Jones

Dr. Jones holds a PhD in Psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University-Medical College of Virginia. She became the executive director of UNC Horizons in March 2013, and is a professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology with a joint appointment in the Department of Psychology. Prior to coming to UNC Dr. Jones was a senior research psychologist at RTI International, and was on the faculty at Johns Hopkins University.