Effects of COVID-19 on Recovery
November 17, 2020
Hosted by Zachary Crouch
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.
Landmark Recovery Radio
Tuesday at 9 AM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Health and Wellness Channel
Recovery Radio is the premiere radio show and podcast on addiction treatment and recovery. Over the course of each season, we will discuss facts and dispel myths surrounding what addiction is and isn’t. You’ll hear from experts in a wide range of subjects, including addiction specialists, mental health professionals, recovering addicts, and rehab facility administrators. You’ll learn about the factors that predispose someone to develop an addiction, understand the role that genetics and environment play, and hear about the history of illicit substances and their devastating effects on our communities.
If you’re concerned about yourself or a loved one’s substance dependency, Recovery Radio will be your source for finding the information, tools, and inspiration to navigate the road to recovery. New podcast content will be available every Tuesday at 9 AM Pacific Time on the Voice America Health and Wellness Channel, our website, and syndicated to podcast partners worldwide.
Zachary Crouch is the National Business Development Manager and former administrator for Landmark Recovery, a Louisville based residential program for drug and alcohol treatment. His background in the treatment field as a counselor includes work with the adolescent, adult and family population. Additionally, he also operated the acute medical detoxification unit for Norton Audubon Hospital in Louisville. Zachary graduated with a Bachelors in Psychology and earned his Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy in 2009.