• 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.


Candice  Stewart-Sabin

Candice Stewart-Sabin is a licensed psychologist and currently employed by the Veterans Administration Health Care system in Palm Harbor, FL.  The majority of her career has been providing clinical and consulting services for American Indian and Alaska Native People. She is one of the developers and authors of the "Walking in Beauty on the Red Road" manual. This is a model that promotes the integration of AI/AN traditional ways and healing into the treatment of addiction and mental health services.  She has dedicated her career to promoting the importance of clinicians providing culturally responsive services.