• 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.


Carol  McClelland

Ms. McClelland has worked in the substance abuse and mental health treatment fields for twenty years. During that time, she has worked in outpatient, criminal justice, and residential settings as well as in medication-assisted treatment programs. Ms. McClelland holds a master of arts in counseling from Franciscan University. She has significant supervisory and managerial experience, and started at the UNC Horizons program as the clinical supervisor in 2008.