Kasey Strey

Texas Targeted Opioid Response Prevention Lead, SPF-Rx Project Director, & NASADAD Prevention Coordinator for Texas Behavioral Health Services Medical & Social Services Division Health & Human Services Commission

Kasey Strey is an Advanced Certified Prevention Specialist who collaborates locally and nationally to improve the health and well-being of Texans. After spending six years working directly with youth and their communities in the prevention field, she joined the Texas Health and Human Services Commission to provide program oversight to prevention providers statewide. Her leadership in the field and success as Project Director for the Strategic Prevention Framework for Prescription Drugs has led to her designation as the Texas Prevention Coordinator for the National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors. She also serves as the Prevention Lead and subject matter expert for the HHSC Texas Targeted Opioid Response program funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration opioid grants. 

Kasey works diligently to promote prevention across the continuum of care and educates professionals at multiple levels, transforming them into prevention champions. She also stands on the principle that prevention is a science and evidence-based interventions, implemented with fidelity, invoke positive change in the lives of individuals and entire communities.

Kasey graduated from the University of Texas at Austin from the School of Social Work. In her free time, she loves watching movies and playing video and board games with her spouse and two dogs and is a novice needle crafter.