• 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.


Daniel  Sumrok

A double board certified physician, Dr Sumrok has maintained a private practice in Mckenzie, TN for 25 years in family medicine and addiction medicine. He is also Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at the University of Tennessee Medical School; founded Spirit Lake Recovery in 2007 and served as medical director of The Ranch in Nunnely, Tennessee from 2011 to 2014. Dr Sumrok is currently Medical Director of Compass to Recovery.