• 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.


Katie  Richie

Katie Richie, AM, is a 2016 graduate of the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration earning her artium magister, equivalent to a masters in social work. She earned her bachelor of arts in business administration in 2012 from the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University in St. Joseph, Minnesota. Katie has completed training through the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration’s advanced alcohol and other drugs of abuse training program and is obtaining her CADC.