• 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.


Susan  McMillan

Susan and Matt McMillan have been pioneers in the field of domestic violence and are the co-founders of Men’s Work and the Domestic Abuse Intervention Project, the first certified batterers’ intervention program in Florida. They are Board approved continuing education providers, have served as faculty of the Florida prosecuting Attorney’s Association, and have trained thousands of therapists, attorneys, probation officers and counselors across the state of Florida. Their batterers program has given over 10,000 men and women the tools to have healthy relationships based upon equality and respect. They over-see 7 licensed counseling offices, specializing in substance abuse and domestic violence.