• 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.


William A. Rule

William A. Rule, MS/Psy, CASAC holds a degree in psychology and is a certified substance abuse counselor for the state of New York. He has more than 20 years experience in the field of recovery from addiction, has authored the No Matter What! Relapse Prevention Workshop which is available at www.imustnotuse.com, and is a co-founder and VP of Development for the first nationwide satellite television show based on addiction recovery. He also serves as coordinator of the special needs (MICA) program at an outpatient clinic, and does volunteer educational and prevention work within his community in Long Island.

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