• 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.


Brian  Rush

Dr. Rush is a Scientist Emeritus and former head of the Health Systems and Health Equity Research Group and with the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto, Canada. He is a professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto and has worked for over thirty-seven years in a research and evaluation capacity in the substance abuse and mental health fields, specializing recently in co-occurring disorders.