• 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.


Kevin  Wandler
MD, F.iaedp, CEDS, F.APA, F.ABAM

Kevin Wandler, MD, is the chief medical officer of Advanced Recovery Systems. He is board certified in general psychiatry with added qualifications in addiction psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and a fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. He is also certified by and a fellow of The American Society of Addiction Medicine. He is the president of the board of directors of The International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals. Dr. Wandler has been working in the substance abuse field for over thirty years.