Rosemary O'Connor

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If you are looking for a speaker to address a women's group, Rosemary O'Connor is the right representative. Important insights for mothers is also shared by this author of "A Sober Mom's Guide to Recovery."

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Rosemary is a leading expert and spokesperson on women, children, and addiction.  As an Author, Speaker, and Outreach Manager for the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, Rosemary helps people find treatment resources to save lives and restore families from substance use and addiction.

In 2015, Hazelden Publishing released her new book, A Sober Mom’s Guide to Recovery.  With a good sense of humor and practical wisdom Rosemary brings her wealth of professional expertise and sixteen years of intimate personal understanding to the recovery world.  Her book and speaking engagements address the key life issues women and mothers face at all stages of their recovery path.

She founded ROC Recovery Services, which provides recovery coaching, life coaching, consulting, and treatment placement.  Rosemary has a degree in psychology, is a Certified Professional Coach, a Certified Addiction Recovery Coach, published many articles on addiction recovery, appeared on TV and numerous radio shows.

Rosemary’s greatest joy is being a sober mother of three awesome adult children.  She loves to hike and swim in the San Francisco Bay Area.  Her favorite past time is to travel to any beach, put her toes in the sand, and listen to the sound of the waves.

I am totally against being miserable.
— Rosemary O'Connor