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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.


Wayne  Raiter

Mr. Raiter is currently the owner of Executive Care, Inc., a company dedicated to the development of leaders for today’s business and the development of teams to meet the increasing demands of the international business climate. He is also the co-owner of KnowWhy Consulting. Mr. Raiter is the founder of Lakewood Counseling and Career Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and the founder and owner of Speare/Raiter Training in Boston, Massachusetts. Mr. Raiter is a founding member of the Association of Intervention Specialists (AIS), and a current member of NII. In the past Mr. Raiter has been the executive director of several institutions. Mr. Raiter is the author of the Systemic Family Intervention model, a unique method of intervening with dysfunctional systems and has led several thousand interventions. He is also the coauthor of the Landau*Raiter Transitional Family Therapy Family Intervention for Dual Diagnosis. Mr. Raiter has been a clinician for 35 years and has trained clinicians and business executives extensively all around the world. In addition to his training and writing, Mr. Raiter has a clinical practice in the Atlanta area. He is the coauthor of The Forgiveness Myth and of Walking Miracles.