Family Addiction Support Services

  Deb Lewin
Executive Director of Operations
After a challenging journey with her own child, Deb was inspired to create a safe space where families could connect for support and education. Deb co-founded Path to provide this opportunity to families, with the understanding that Substance use Disorder impacts more than just the individual. Deb is Certified Peer Recovery Specialist (CPRS) Family Support Specialist, and a member of the HOPE Task Force in DuPage County.

Leslie Kawar
Assistant Executive Director

Leslie resides in Naperville, is married and has three children. She joined PATH when one of her sons showed evidence of opioid addiction. She has since become very active in the group, organizing fundraisers and building relationships with community treatment centers. She is focused on the need to support those affected by addiction through information sharing, education and recovery tools. Leslie has successfully completed the SMART Recovery Training Program and looks forward to facilitating meetings.


Rena Humbert
SMART Recovery Liaison

Rena resides in Oswego IL. She became a member of PATH when her youngest son began his over 6 year journey of addiction. Her son did find recovery for almost 2 years until he relapsed, overdosed and died after learning he was HIV positive due to a dirty needle he used over two years previously. Rena is now committed to educating others about HIV and how to support anyone at risk for the virus. She is certified in Narcan training and a Court Appointed Special Advocate/Guardian Ad Litem in Kendall County.  Rena is committed to helping anyone struggling with addiction regardless of their role in it.