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.
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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 Governor’s Substance Abuse Working Group, the
Governor’s Rural Meth Action Team, the Board of Directors for
H.E.L.P. of Southern Nevada, and is the Community Partner for Roseman
University’s Drug Abuse Survey Pilot Program. He has been honored
with the Mayor’s Commendation and has received the Community Counseling
Center of Southern Nevada’s Vanguard Award.
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