Professor and Director of the Phyllis and Harvey Sandler School of Social Work, Dr. Naelys Luna is a licensed social worker with clinical expertise in child, adolescent, and adult psychiatric disorders. She has conducted research and published in the areas of substance use disorders, mood disorders, spirituality, parental roles, and mental health outcomes in minorities, particularly Hispanic populations. Under her leadership, the School will soon have a new Office of Substance Use Disorders, Mental Health and Recovery Research, which will be established by a generous gift from Phyllis and Harvey Sandler. The office, which will be led by a joint hire between the FAU Brain Institute and the School of Social Work, will serve as a hub for clinical and behavioral research, education, and community engagement for addiction treatment services. The School is also developing a certified addictions professional (CAP) certification program to strengthen the capabilities of those treating persons with substance use disorders.