• 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.


Lilas  Rajee

Lilas Rajee, Program Director for Denver Juvenile and Family Justice TASC Project through Denver Juvenile Probation, has worked in the substance abuse field since 1991. She has been a leader in bringing innovative, evidenced-based programs to the Denver area, and is currently the Principal Investigator on several SAMHSA CSAT, ACYF OJJDP grants, as well as a recent recipient of the Joint Meeting on Adolescent Treatment Effectiveness, Government facilitation of Evidenced Based Practices.

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