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SMART Recovery is delighted to announce a partnership with The Fletcher Group to bring SMART Recovery into recovery homes in rural counties, as designated by Health Resources & Services Administration, the funding agency for this endeavor. This partnership enables SMART Recovery to increase our footprint in rural communities and fulfill our mission to empower people with limited […]
Author: Ali Adinaro
Posted: September 17, 2021, 3:00 pm
SMART Recovery is proud to support Sober Voices for FLOW. This international event is open to those in early sobriety, sober-curious, and in long-term sobriety of any kind. The four days will be filled with content from a diverse array of leaders in the sober movement. Among them will be Mike Hooper, SMART’s State Outreach Director […]
Author: Ali Adinaro
Posted: September 10, 2021, 4:53 pm
Sarah Levin is the founder of Secular Strategies.  She is also a lobbyist and coalition builder.  Sarah has made it her life’s work to fight for legislation protecting secular points of view. Gerardo (Gee) Matamoros is a SMART Regional Coordinator, president of the SMART NYC Board, and  self-described newfound activist.  He is impacting his community […]
Author: Ali Adinaro
Posted: September 7, 2021, 6:22 pm
Pete Rubinas found SMART Recovery when he observed someone close to him transforming their life using SMART tools and techniques. That led Pete to examine his own relationship with alcohol, and he decided to build a new balanced alcohol-free life without it with the help of fellow meeting participants. As part of giving back to […]
Author: Ali Adinaro
Posted: September 7, 2021, 2:23 pm
Join SMART Recovery on September 24-26 for our first-ever, nationwide Pathways to Recovery walk. This virtual event is sure to provide a day of reflection, exercise, and fun. In addition, your fundraising efforts will enable us to help more people who are on the path to recovery find life beyond addiction. There is no RIGHT way to recover. Individuals […]
Author: Ali Adinaro
Posted: September 3, 2021, 5:09 pm
We are pleased to announce the release of our newest Tips & Tools for Recovery that Works! video DIBs. We all hold beliefs which guide our actions and influence our feelings. But some of these beliefs may be irrational. And many irrational beliefs may be actually harmful to our recovery. The SMART Recovery tool DIBs stands for disputing irrational […]
Author: Ali Adinaro
Posted: August 30, 2021, 7:44 pm
Leading the Future of Recovery Saturday, October 23, 2021 SMART Recovery is a global movement of self-empowering addiction recovery mutual support meetings. We, along with many others, are truly leading the future of recovery and we want you to join us in our mission. Join us at the 2021 SMART Recovery National Conference to hear from […]
Author: Ali Adinaro
Posted: August 30, 2021, 2:22 pm
Guest blog by Lorie Hammerstrom, SMART Recovery Lead Onsite Trainer Substance misuse is not a new problem. Neither is being trapped in a cycle of a negative behavior(s) that have to be addressed in order to live a balanced and healthy life. Teens and young adults are no exception when it comes to battling addiction to substances or compulsive […]
Author: Ali Adinaro
Posted: August 27, 2021, 5:22 pm
Monica Forbes is a person in long-term recovery, a nationally certified Peer Recovery Support Specialist, an Idaho certified Recovery Coach supervisor, and a certified SMART support group facilitator. She currently serves as the CEO of Recovery United, Inc., which operates and supports Recovery Community Centers, a Recovery Coach program, and the Peer Supports Academy. Watch […]
Author: Ali Adinaro
Posted: August 23, 2021, 5:52 pm
Anne Devenport sought help for a loved one in SMART Recovery’s Family & Friends program and fell in love with the program herself. As a retired schoolteacher, she now facilitates online Family & Friends and ToolTime meetings!  Anne is paying it back for all SMART has done for her.  Watch on our YouTube channel. Learn […]
Author: Ali Adinaro
Posted: August 23, 2021, 5:32 pm
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