Episode 349 features Marsha Stone, the CEO and Founder of Foundation Stone, a network of boutique-focused programs for individuals and their families struggling with mental health, substance use disorder, and co-occurring disorders across the U.S.
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Marsha Stone is the CEO and founder of Foundation Stone, a network of boutique, focused programs for individuals and their families struggling with mental health, substance use disorder and co-occurring disorders across the U.S. Their first featured treatment center, Amend, is set to open in Austin, Texas, in the spring of 2023. Led by a team of specialized medical experts, treatment programs at Amend will aim to identify the root causes of a mental health diagnosis through integrative and functional medicine. As someone who knows firsthand what overcoming addiction is like, Marsha integrates her own experiences into providing the most effective and quality rehabilitative programming to those struggling with various disorders.
Previously, Marsha served as the Founder of BRC Healthcare, a diverse and specialized treatment provider offering a full continuum of care that includes medical detox, trauma and dual diagnosis, young adult, and gender-specific, chronic relapse treatment. Under her executive leadership, Marsha expanded their operations and strategic direction for over a decade.
Since 2011, Marsha has served as one of the few female CEOs in the recovery industry. She is an expert on addiction recovery, intervention, family therapy, behavioral health, wellness, and ethics in treatment center management. Marsha has successfully led several non-profit organizations and considers herself to be a serial entrepreneur in the business of helping people.
She is a highly recognized recovery speaker and respected leader in the addiction recovery field and regularly speaks at top industry conferences around the world. Marsha believes the coordinated efforts between the medical, legal and social-work communities are vital in addressing addictions.
Marsha is the co-author of Rewired Workbook: A Manual for Addiction Recovery (Hatherleigh Press, 2017) with Erica Spiegelman, which offers practical applications and everyday guidance for breakthrough addiction recovery methods and new healing strategies ideally suited for those trying to achieve true and lasting sobriety. She and Spiegelman also co-hosted the podcast “Rewiring Your Life” which provided tips, tools, and conversations on overall wellness, inspiration and support.
Marsha frequently appears on various media outlets including A&E Intervention, Dr. Phil, and The Doctors. She holds a J.D. with the distinction of academic excellence from North Carolina Central University School of Law, a Bachelor of Arts in English from Elizabeth City State University, and is a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor in Texas. She is married to a veterinarian, and together they have 5 children. They reside in Austin, Texas.
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