• 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.


John  Seery

John Seery has worked as a counselor in both the mental health and the drug and alcohol addiction fields. He has voluntarily facilitated a Dually Diagnosed 12 Step group for 10 years, with dual diagnosis as the focus of his independent research. He is employed by a drug and alcohol treatment facility in Northeastern Pennsylvania, where he specializes in counseling co-occurring and addiction clients.