• 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.


Peggy  Sapp

Peggy Sapp is President of the National Family Partnership as well as President and CEO of Informed Families/The Florida Family Partnership, an agency she helped to create in 1982, and grew from six volunteers into a multi-million dollar agency with state and national outreach to families, schools and communities. The mission of Informed Families is “helping kids grow up safe, healthy and drug-free.” Mrs. Sapp is a recognized leader in drug prevention through grassroots involvement and is the recipient of numerous honors and community service awards. She served on the Advisory Councils of The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, the National Institute of Drug Abuse and the Governor’s Drug Control Policy Council.