Madeeha Janjua

Title: CADC Intern

Department: IDRC


What are your primary duties? Presenting the IDRC classes and class facilitator, client monitoring, IDRC counselor

Where did you go to school and what did you study? I went to St. John’s University and majored in Psychology

How many years have you worked in the field? I just started working in the field

Why do you work in the field? Sometimes there is this stigma attached to mental health and addiction. I feel strongly that every person deserves to be treated with kindness, compassion, empathy and respect. I want to do everything I can to help provide support and/or guidance to anyone who needs it in a safe, non-judgmental environment and empower people to take control of their lives.