Frank Greenagel

Frank Greenagel, MPAP, LCSW, LCADC. ICADC, ACSW, CJC, CCS, is a clinical social worker, specializing in addiction and recovery treatment. He is licensed in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.

Frank is an adjunct professor at the Rutgers School of Social Work and an instructor at the Center of Alcohol Studies. He conducts trainings and delivers keynote speeches around the country. Frank writes a blog at

Frank worked as the Recovery Counselor for five years at both Rutgers New Brunswick and Newark, where he oversaw recovery housing and coordinated student and alumni activities. Rutgers is considered by many to have the strongest recovery college program in the world.

Frank served in the U.S. Army while at the same time studying History and English at Rutgers. He studied Shakespeare at the University of Cambridge in England and taught English in Japan in 2003. He taught English for three years at Elizabeth High School, and worked as an outpatient counselor at Hunterdon Drug Awareness for six years.

Frank has served n the NJ Governor’s Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse (GCADA) since 2011 and was the Chairman of the NJ Heroin and Other Opiates Task Force. In 2014, 10 years after he was granted an honorable discharge, Frank was directly commissioned into the Pennsylvania Army National Guard as a First Lieutenant. He assists soldiers that have experienced PTSD and substance abuse issues and to lead them into a positive direction.

Frank is a passionate Minnesota Vikings and NY Yankees fan. He travels extensively, having been to26 countries, 46 states and to every major league baseball stadium (41 in total).Frank has visited every major Civil War battlefield. He likes to hike, garden, go to plays, read comics and do Amazon product reviews.

Master’s in Public Affairs and Politics, Rutgers University, 2006