• 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.


Sam  Louie

Sam Louie is a psychotherapist and diversity cultural consultant focusing on multicultural issues and addictions. Prior to therapy, Sam spent more than twelve years as an Emmy Award-Winning broadcast news journalist. He has researched, produced, and reported on a number of mental health stories dealing with Asian gambling addiction, men’s depression, and addiction recovery programs. He is also the author of Asian Shame & Addiction: Suffering in Silence.