• 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.


Jim  Savage

A leading expert in the field of adolescent and young adult addiction treatment.  He is known for his dedication to effective treatment as well as his creative approach includes musical performance, storytelling, and spirituality. His book Rehab Works! A Parent’s Guide to Drug Treatment focuses on improving treatment outcomes through effective family support. In 2013 Jim opened the Dallas Recovery Center, where he currently maintains a private practice specializing in assessment, intervention, continuing care, and supporting parents in managing treatment for teens and young adults.