• 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.


Barbara  Theodosiou

Barbara Theodosiou is the founder of The Addict’s Mom, a national organization dedicated to helping mothers of addicted children. She also speaks before groups and in schools on addiction and public relations. She has produced highly successful events with hundreds of attendees, featuring well-known motivational and business speakers like Senator Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Tom Antion, Stephen Pierce, Debbie Allen, Craig Duswalt, Maurice DiMino, Tracy Repchuk, and Les Brown. Barbara is a respected and sought after media guest who has appeared on many media outlets, and was named “Top 100 Outstanding Women of Broward County 2009" and was the recipient of the " 2013 Behavioral Health Advocacy Award."