• 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.


William   Secor

William Secor, PhD, is an educator, researcher, and an author of a number of books about education, learning disabilities, child abuse, addiction (with Dr. Dávila), and research articles on addiction. He is a graduate of the University of Connecticut, with additional course work at MIT and NYU Graduate Medical School in cognitive neuropsychology. He has taught IT, biology, advanced mathematics, and research at Marist College, Saint Basil’s College, Sacred Heart University, Bennington College, and Plymouth State University.