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    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.


Sean   McGlew

Caron Staff Psychologist on the Young Adult Female and Primary Adolescent units. He completed his pre and post-doctoral residencies at Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation’s residential chemical dependency treatment program providing co-occurring treatment to young adults and adolescents through individual, group, crisis, familial, and assessment interventions. His primary areas of expertise are in Acceptance Commitment Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and structural family systems theoretical application to the treatment of co-occurring addiction and mental health concerns. He also has a passion for population-specific interventions for underserved and marginalized communities based on ethic, socio-economic, racial, gender, and sexual orientation affiliation. Dr. McGlew’s primary research interests are examining the intersection of multi-dimensional identities from an ecological, process-oriented approach and how this impacts both the individual’s mental health and chemical health needs.