Family Recovery Coaching

We provide families that are faced with a loved one struggling with Substance Use Disorder a 16 Week Family to Family structured program to help those who have a loved one struggling with substance use disorder.

Our goal is to help by using a strength based, supportive approach the program is designed to teach families how to sustain a healthy approach to their own recovery.

Individual Recovery Coaching

We offer a 16 Week Peer to Peer structured program to help those who struggle with substance use disorder.

Our goal is to help those seeking recovery or new to recovery by using a strength based, supportive approach the program is designed to teach participants how to sustain long term recovery.

Deb Lewin (Trained Recovery Coach)

Deb Lewin co-founded PATH in 2014 after her journey with her own Family,. She is a certified Family Support Specialist as well certified in First Aid Mental Health and SMART Recovery. Deb is a trained Recovery Coach and a member of the HOPE Taskforce in DuPage County. Her passion for helping people struggling with Substance use and for their families has been instrumental in the development of The Path Recovery Community Center in Naperville, IL.

Recovery Status (Family Member, Friend, Ally, Person in Recovery, etc): Family Member

Favorite Recovery Related Quote or Your Own Quote about Recovery: BELIEVE

Best Thing About Recovery: The best thing about Family Recovery is all of us being whole again.

Leslie Kawar

Leslie’s involvement with the recovery community began six years ago when she discovered that her middle child became addicted to prescription medication. Her personal journey has confirmed the adage that “addiction is a family disease”; and she is passionate about supporting and educating the loved ones of those suffering from substance use disorder. In addition to serving as Vice President of the Path to Recovery Foundation Board, Leslie is also a member of the Public Benefits Team with Loaves and Fishes Community Services, A St Vincent DePaul “Vincentian” through her parish, member of 100 Women Who Care Naperville as well as a board member of Quito Barrio Outreach. Prior to her volunteer efforts, for over eighteen years Leslie worked with a number of corporations, both large and small as Director of Customer Relations. Leslie is certified as a SMART Recovery facilitator and as a native Spanish speaker, she is available to assist anyone with a language barrier.

Recovery Status (Family Member, Friend, Ally, Person in Recovery, etc): Family Member

Favorite Recovery Related Quote or Your Own Quote about Recovery: “I alone can do it….but I can’t do it alone”

Best Thing About Recovery: The beautiful life that awaits you, once you break free.