Stacey Stevens Manser, Ph.D., is associate director of the Texas Institute for Excellence in Mental Health and a research scientist at The University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work. Her research interests include understanding the effect of organizational context on best practice implementation, interventions to facilitate system change toward recovery, and examining the effects of programs and policies on client outcomes. She previously served as the director of research and evaluation at the Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse, director of community mental health and substance abuse services at the Texas Department of State Health Services, and as a research assistant professor at the Texas A&M System Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health.