• 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.


Brad M. Reedy

As a co-owner of Second Nature Wilderness Programs, Brad has helped to establish Second Nature as a leader in Wilderness Therapy from his positions as Primary Therapist, Executive Director, and Director of Clinical Services. Dr. Reedy has served on the boards of the Utah Department of Child and Family Services and the National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs. He has developed an accessible and liberating approach to treating addiction and codependency by utilizing a primitive living model. Currently, Dr. Reedy  broadcasts live webinars twice weekly on the subjects of addiction, parenting the adolescent and young adult, and mental health issues.