Life On Purpose: Live host Beth Townsend chats with Award Winning Film Maker and Recovery Specialist Bobbi Jo Reed. A documentary film, Bobbi Jo: Under The Influence, was released on various streaming platforms in 2021 and was awarded “Best Documentary” at the Kansas City Film Fest International and Branson International Film Festival. Bobbi-Jo Reed is a person in long-term recovery with 25 years of continuous sobriety. She has provided safe, transitional housing for thousands of individuals over the past 19 years. Her passion in life is helping those suffering with substance use disorders. She is the Founder and CEO of Healing House, Inc. in Northeast Kansas City, MO; the ministry currently houses 200 adults and 30 children.
She is Chair of the Kansas City Recovery Coalition, member of the Missouri-Division of Behavioral Health State Advisory Council, a Mental Health First Aid instructor, Trauma Informed Care trainer, Certified Peer Specialist- Supervisor and Medicated Assisted Recovery Specialist; recognized as a 2018 Mental Health Champion and an Executive Member of the Missouri Coalition of Recovery Service Providers and the National Association of Recovery Residences.
Website for Bobbi Jo: Under The Influence documentary movie page: https://www.thebobbijomovie.com/
For more information on Bobbi Jo and website for Healing House KC: https://www.healinghousekc.org/
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