• 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.


Chan  Saelee

Chan Saelee, CDPT, grew up in the Seattle, Washington area and graduated from the University of Washington. Since joining Asian Counseling and Referral Services Saelee became a GAIN certified Chemical Dependency Counselor, and has 5 years of experience in social services. Saelee is also a local GAIN trainer and Seven Challenges Trained Leader, with more than 3 years of experience in the provision of youth chemical dependency prevention, treatment and recovery support services.