• 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.


Lori  Newman

Lori Newman, CADC-II, has twelve years of experience in the alcohol and other drug field. Ms. Newman is currently the executive director of a private nonprofit company that operates a men-only, twenty-one-bed residential Social Model facility and a women and women/children fifty-bed residential Social Model facility. Her experience in social model programs range from being a resident herself, an alumni, and professionally has been a volunteer, counselor, and program manager in Social Model program.