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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.


Nancy L. Marshall

Nancy L. Marshall, BA, CADC, is a therapist for men in the criminal justice system who also have drug and alcohol problems. She has been a therapist at Gateway Rehabilitation Center for the past 11 years. For the past six years she has been working with animal-assisted activities/ therapy at Gateway Rehabilitation Center in Erie, Pennsylvania. Nancy and Loki have also been involved with volunteer work at hospitals, colleges, nursing homes and a rehabilitation center for young women with behavioral problems. Nancy and Loki are affiliated with Paws for Friendship, Inc., an animal-assisted therapy organization that has been serving the community for 19 years.


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