• 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.


Gary  Seidler

Co-founder of Health Communications, Inc. and the U.S. Journal Training, Gary serves as the consulting Executive Editor of Counselor, The Magazine for Addiction Professionals. Born in Shanghai, China, and raised in London, England Gary immigrated to Toronto, Canada in his late teens. While working as a journalist at the Addiction Research Foundation of Ontario, Canada, he met Peter Vegso. In 1976 they formed a partnership and relocated to South Florida to establish their publishing enterprise which includs newspapers, magazines, books and trainings for professionals working in addictions and mental health. Now semi-retired, Gary continues to work with The U.S. Journal Training Inc. (USJT) in developing training opportunities for professionals in the field.

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