Lori Criss is Associate Director for The Ohio Council of Behavioral Health & Family Services Providers, representing non-profit addiction treatment and prevention, mental health, and family services providers. Her current focus is policy work related to recovery housing, opiate addiction, and integrated physical and behavioral healthcare. Ms. Criss holds a Master’s Degree in Social Work from The Ohio State University. She founded the SAMHSA Workgroup on Women, Sober Housing and Treatment and graduated from SAMHSA’s 2010-2011 Women’s Addiction Services Leadership Institute. Lori served on the Policy Committee of Ohio’s Interagency Council on Homelessness & Affordable Housing and is a board member for the National Alliance for Recovery Residences. She serves as the Principal Advisor for Ohio Recovery Housing.