Beth Fisher has worked in the field of addictions since 1987 as a social worker specializing in the field of addiction recovery, and has particular interest and expertise in recovery residences. In 1996, she founded Hope Homes Inc., a recovery residence system offering Levels 1-3 homes for men and women in Atlanta, GA , Charlotte, NC and Greenville, SC. In addition, she is a Charter Board Member and founding President of the National Alliance for Recovery Residences, a dynamic association whose mission is to promote standards and equip residential providers with professional tools to provide safety, community and advocacy for the recovering individual. Beth sits on the editorial board of Addiction Professional magazine, and is a frequent contributor addressing issues related to recovery residences. Beth often speaks publically on both a professional and personal basis about the power of community, for which she attributes much of her own long term recovery.