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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.


David  Marlon

Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Solutions Recovery, Las Vegas, an alcohol and drug treatment center that is accredited by the Joint Commission and is part of the American Addiction Centers family of treatment centers.  He has formed several non-profit organizations, which combat substance abuse by providing education and awareness on addictive behavior, preventative methods, and the economic, physical, and social consequences of mental illness and substance abuse. He has served on the Governors Substance Abuse Working Group, the Governors Rural Meth Action Team, the Board of Directors for H.E.L.P. of Southern Nevada, and is the Community Partner for Roseman Universitys Drug Abuse Survey Pilot Program. He has been honored with the Mayors Commendation and has received the Community Counseling Center of Southern Nevadas Vanguard Award.