Beth Fisher Sanders has been working in the field of behavioral health since 1987. She holds licensure and certifications in social work, addictions counseling, supervision, and medication assisted therapy. She has professional experience at numerous organizations working as both an addictions counselor and family therapist. Fueled by a vision of providing quality recovery residences for people in early recovery, she founded Hope Homes Recovery in 1996. HOPE Recovery has grown to be a leader in residential and continuing care support, serving adult men and women in Atlanta, GA, Charlotte, NC. In 2011 Beth was the founding President of the National Alliance for Recovery Residences, an association that has become instrumental in creating and implementing national standards and ethics for all types and levels of recovery residences. Beth continues to serve NARR as the Standards committee chair. She has presented nationally on a wide variety of recovery-oriented issues and has particular interest in ethical continuing care for all behavioral health conditions. She is an advocate for parity and de-stigmatization in mental health, a passion inspired by her own long-term recovery.