Effects of COVID-19 on Recovery
November 18, 2020
In this episode Zach is joined by Patty McCarthy, the CEO of Faces & Voice of Recovery, a nonprofit organization working to ensure recovery community organizations can sustain and adapt peer recovery support services through and beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic. Patty and Zach talk about the effects of COVID-19 on the recovery community and how Faces & Voices have helped people gain access to recovery. Following his discussion with Patty, Zach is joined by Dr. David Susman, a licensed psychologist and Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Kentucky. They talked about the negative effects of stigma on addiction and how we can work to reduce it in the future.