Podcast – RP:13 Beth Fisher | Hope Homes

Dwindling addiction treatment dollars, the future of recovery, gender differences and the hope and fears of motherhood… all in this week’s episode of RecoveryPeople. Today’s guest is in long term recovery and has worked in the field of addictions since 1987 as a social worker specializing in the field of addiction recovery. Beth Fisher has particular interest and expertise in recovery residences. In 1996, she founded Hope Homes Inc., a Level 3 recovery residence system for men and women based in Atlanta, GA which has expanded to residences in Charlotte, NC and Greenville, SC. In addition, she is a founding member and current president of the National Association of Recovery Residences, a rapidly evolving association whose mission is to equip residence providers with standards and advocacy tools to optimally promote safety and community for the recovering individual. Plus, She sits on the editorial board of Addiction Professional magazine, and is a frequent contributor addressing issues related to recovery residences. Beth often speaks publicly on both a professional and personal basis about the power of community, for which she attributes much of her own long term recovery.]]>