dawn nickel

Dawn Nickel

Dr. Dawn Nickel is a respected thought leader in the women’s recovery sphere and Founder of the SHE RECOVERS Foundation, a not-for-profit grassroots organization that inspires hope, reduces stigma, and empowers women in or seeking recovery for substance use and/or mental health challenges. Dawn is also a Certified Professional Recovery Coach, with a PhD in health care policy. In her work as a consultant and recovery advocate, Dawn has focused largely on exploring how best to support women who experience substance use disorders, mental health issues and intimate partner violence, issues that prompted Dawn to start her own personal recovery journey in 1987.