• 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.


Scott  Korpik Topal

Scott Korpik Topal is an MSW student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, He plans to pursue his LCSW and LCAS licensures and is in his second year as an intern at The Healing Place of Wake County. He hopes to offer contributions to the field of addictions and recovery, and dreams of one day operating a foster home.