• 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.


Sharon  Wegscheider-Cruse

Founding Chairperson of the National Association of Children of Alcoholics (NACoA) and founder of Onsite Workshops, Sharon has brought hope and healing to millions as an author, counselor, trainer, consultant, and lecturer. She has written 18 books translated into 13 languages, and broke ground and fostered a movement with her works, including Another Chance: Hope and Health for the Alcoholic Family, Learning to Love Yourself, and Family Reconstruction: The Living Theatre Model. Her new book is Becoming a Sage: Discovering Life’s Lessons, One Story at a Time.