Enhancing Therapeutics: Personal Journeys & Expert Insights in Substance Use Disorder Treatment & Recovery
Join Jane Dwyer Lee and Jacob Eikenberry as they explore the intricate landscape of substance use disorder treatment and the potential advancements beyond harm reduction.
Drawing from their own experiences of overcoming incarceration and substance misuse, our hosts share personal success stories and provide valuable professional expertise into areas where treatment can be enhanced. Tune in to this engaging conversation as they address the significant challenge of improving individuals’ quality of life through treatment during their journey towards recovery.
JANE DWYER LEE & JACOB EIKENBERRY - Personal Journeys & Expert Insights
JANE DWYER LEE
Jane Dwyer Lee, a teaching professor at Florida State University’s College of Social Work, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who passionately educates students at both undergraduate and graduate levels, both in-person and online. With a rich background encompassing clinical social work practice, her expertise includes behavioral health, substance use, international social work, gender and women’s studies, cultural diversity, and criminal justice.
In addition to Jane’s professional expertise, she has overcome substance misuse, homelessness, and a five-year incarceration on her journey to recovery. To experience the awe-inspiring journey of Jane and her spirit and dedication to recovery, we encourage you to watch the impactful documentary: Jane Dwyer Lee’s Second Chance.
Jacob Eikenberry is an Assistant Professor of Social Work at Colorado Mesa University and is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the School of Social Work at St. Louis University. He has a personal history of overcoming mental health challenges, substance misuse, homelessness, and multiple incarcerations since his youth. In 2009, he embarked on a journey of healing, finding support through mentorship and community resources.
This transformative experience led him to pursue higher education at a community college, where he received vital support during his journey to stability and sobriety. Over the past 13 years, Jacob has held various roles in social work, working with criminal justice-involved individuals, non-profit organizations, funders, and various criminal justice agencies. He uses his personal experiences and knowledge to drive innovative research and create pathways for others on their recovery journey.
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