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  • 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.


Gerald  Shulman

Gerald Shulman is a clinical psychologist, master addiction counselor, and fellow of the American College of Addiction Treatment Administrators. He has been providing treatment or clinically or administratively supervising the delivery of care to alcoholics and drug addicts since 1962. He provides training and consulting in behavioral health, with an emphasis on the ASAM Criteria, of which he is an author, and the DSM-5, providing quality treatment in a managed care environment, moving to evidenced-based treatment, assessment, pharmacotherapy for substance use disorders, customer service in behavioral health and older adults with substance use disorders. He was an author of the ASAM Supplement on Pharmacotherapy and a workgroup facilitator for two CSAT TIPs. He can be reached at GDShulman@aol.com.