• 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.


Natasha  Slesnick

Natasha Slesnick, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist and professor of Human Development and Family Science in the Department of Human Sciences at Ohio State University. Dr. Slesnick has opened two homeless youth drop-in centers, one in Albuquerque, NM, and one in Columbus, OH, and seeks to improve community level programming to better serve the needs of homeless youth.