SMART Recovery

Self-Help Addiction Recovery | SMART Recovery 4-Point Program® | Alternative to AA

SMART is excited to premier its new YouTube series Life Beyond Addiction. The monthly series captures inspirational stories of hope, determination, and perseverance about people who succeeded at recovery and are living a Life Beyond Addiction.  Kicking off the series is Edward Howard. He found SMART through Above & Beyond Family Recovery Center in Chicago, Illinois. There he learned […]
Author: Ali Adinaro
Posted: February 24, 2021, 2:32 pm
Dr. Henry Steinberger, of Madison, Wisconsin, is a long-time, trusted advisor and facilitator for SMART.  His extensive educational credentials and background have been invaluable in shaping SMART Recovery into the organization it is today.  In this podcast, Henry talks about: Working with Dr. Albert Ellis The fork in the road with Jack Trimpy The psychology […]
Author: Ali Adinaro
Posted: February 22, 2021, 3:15 pm
We are pleased to announce the release of our newest Tips & Tools for Recovery that Works! video Goal Setting. Once you define your core values, the next step will be to set goals that are in tune with those values. This Tips & Tools episode can help you formalize the process of goal setting and set you up […]
Author: Ali Adinaro
Posted: February 1, 2021, 7:42 pm
Author: Ali Adinaro
Posted: January 21, 2021, 3:58 pm
Dr. Reid HesterDr. Reid Hester is a psychologist and researcher.  He is the founder and director of the science division of CheckUp & Choices.  Reid’s extensive research in alcohol abuse has led to professional opportunities and collaborations with many experts in the field.  One long-standing partnership has been with SMART Recovery.  In this podcast, Reid talks about: […]
Author: Ali Adinaro
Posted: January 6, 2021, 4:07 pm
We are pleased to announce the release of our newest Tips & Tools for Recovery that Works! video 5 Steps of Problem Solving. Solving problems is a challenge everyone faces. A great way to succeed at recovery is to develop skills to manage problems. SMART recommends that you start by using our “5 Steps of Problem Solving” which are […]
Author: Ali Adinaro
Posted: January 5, 2021, 2:50 pm
Although COVID has changed many plans this year, we want you to know that you are not alone this holiday season. In keeping with our holiday traditions here at SMART Recovery, we are excited to once again offer our virtual annual New Year’s Eve Around-the-World event through SMART Recovery Online (SROL). This nonstop meeting with hourly […]
Author: _SMART_Recovery_
Posted: December 28, 2020, 3:29 am
Nick Goodwin was a Marine Corps Infantry Officer with an attitude of invincibility. Then he ran into a wall of self-doubt. One question kept coming up, morning after morning. “On the one hand I’m telling myself I’m the strongest person alive—you’re a Marine Corps Infantry Officer, you’ve led 300 people—and then the other part of […]
Author: Ali Adinaro
Posted: December 22, 2020, 7:15 pm
Shawn Fisk is an addiction treatment counselor in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.  His lived personal and professional experiences have led him to challenge cognitive discrepancies and chart a new path for his and his clients’ lives.    In this podcast, Shawn talks about: The privilege of working at Serenity House, an intensive, in-house men’s recovery home […]
Author: Ali Adinaro
Posted: December 21, 2020, 7:00 am
Family gatherings, year-end celebrations, seasonal stress: there are lots of opportunities and reasons to drink—and drink heavily —over the holidays. Yet, with a little planning, you can deal with these triggers and urges from a place of personal power.  Consider these five helpful tips to successfully deal with urges and stay sober this holiday season.  1. Identify Your Triggers […]
Author: Ali Adinaro
Posted: December 8, 2020, 4:26 pm
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