From: Danielle L. Kirby, Director
Division of Substance Use Prevention and Recovery


I am pleased to announce that Stephanie Frank has joined the Illinois Department of Human Services/Division of Substance Use Prevention and Recovery (IDHS/SUPR) as the Deputy Director of Planning, Performance Assessment and Federal Programs! Stephanie was serving as the Project Director for the Illinois Prevent Prescription Drug/Overdose-Related Deaths (PDO) and brings a wealth of knowledge to the position with over 30 years of experience as a clinician, advocate, and trainer. She has served as an effective administrator within the fields of child welfare, mental health and substance use and recovery.

Stephanie is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a Master's Degree in Social Service Administration from the University of Chicago. She is proud to be part of the SUPR team and looks forward to promoting a system of care that supports treatment and recovery in an environment where engaging in behavioral health and substance use services is strength-based and viewed positively, without stigma or judgement.

You may contact her via email at or via telephone at 312.814.6401. She is headquartered in our Chicago office location.

Please join me in welcoming Stephanie Frank to her new position at SUPR!