• 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.


Colin  A.  Ross

Colin A. Ross, MD, received his MD from the University of Alberta in 1981 and completed his psychiatry training at the University of Manitoba in 1985. He has been running a trauma program in the Dallas, Texas area since 1991 and consults to two other trauma programs, one in Grand Rapids, Michigan and one in Torrance, California. His Texas trauma program moved to UBH Denton in September 2015. Dr. Ross is the author of twenty-eight books and 190 professional papers and is a past president of the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation. Dr. Ross has spoken widely throughout North America and in Europe, China, Malaysia, Australia, and New Zealand. Besides his psychiatric research and writing, Dr. Ross has written poetry, short stories, essays, aphorisms, creative nonfiction, and screenplays.

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