Ruth Weinberger is a CCAC (Certified Canadian Addiction Counsellor), CFLE (Certified Family Life Educator) and ICADC (International Certified Alcohol and Drug Counsellor). She has been an Addictions Counsellor at Chabad Lifeline since 2002.

Ruth has been involved in community service and Drug Prevention Projects for over 25 years. In 1992, Concordia University Presented her with the A. Ross Seaman Leadership Award for her work in developing drug education and drug prevention projects with adolescents at Outremont and Program Mile-End of the Protestant School Board. She also designed and implemented projects for women with addictions at Sun Youth, Auberge Shalom Shelter and Tanguay Women’s Detention Centre in Montreal.

Ruth has a Bachelors Degree in Applied Human Sciences and Human Relations, and a Certification in Family Life Education (with a specialization done in Addictions). She is a Member of the
Canadian Addiction Counsellors Certification Federation and the Assocation of Family Life Educators of Quebec.

Ruth has been full-time staff at Chabad Lifeline since 2002, doing individual counselling, group facilitation, crisis intervention and networking in both the recovery and the professional social services community.

Read our blog post on Ruth here