2018 ARHE/ARS/AAPG Conference Schedule

2018 ARHE/ARS/AAPG Conference Schedule

Stephanie Epstein LMSW, LCDC, The University of Texas in Dallas, Center for Students in Recovery, Collegiate Recovery Manager
Stephanie Epstein is a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) and a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC). She is currently the Collegiate Recovery Program Manager at The University of Texas at Dallas. In this role, she works with students who have substance use disorders or other addictions, those affected by addiction, or individuals questioning or exploring the impact of potential addictive behavior on their life. Stephanie believes that by building and maintaining a collegiate recovery community, students can find safety and support in order to thrive and have the best college experience possible while living in recovery.

Stephanie attended Southern Methodist University in Dallas where she obtained a B.A in Foreign Languages and Literature and her teacher certification. After 7 years as an educator, Stephanie decided to return to school to complete her MSW at the University of Texas in Arlington's School of Social Work

After being a volunteer and advocate for recovery and mental health for almost a decade, Stephanie decided to become formally trained and licensed as a professional in the field. She began working in the areas of mental health and substance abuse, during her graduate field hours; first, in prevention with children, and later in substance abuse intervention and treatment with both adolescents and adults, in outpatient and inpatient settings.

Stephanie is active in the DFW Recovery Community and an advocate for Recovery Access in Texas.