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    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.


Sumenjeet  Virdee

She began her tenure with Evolve Treatment Centers as the Primary Therapist at the Sunset Hill facility in Bel Air, CA and is currently Evolve’s Director of Clinical Outreach.  She is a psychologist with over a decade of experience working with adolescents, teens, adults, and families. While completing her doctorate, she helped develop and create a teen program for inner city youth in East Los Angeles, providing culturally sensitive individualized intensive therapy and specialized psycho-education for the teens and their families. Sumen has worked with at-risk youth and provided individual, group sessions and psychological assessment for dual diagnosis adolescents and their families.