SMART Recovery

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

Join us on Monday, April 12th, at 1:00 p.m. ET for an exciting presentation of the SMART Recovery 2021-2022 Strategic Plan. SMART is just getting started. While we have seen growth from our early days in the mid-1990s, there are many areas where SMART meetings are not yet available. We want to change that. To […]
Author: Ali Adinaro
Posted: April 1, 2021, 3:16 pm
Guest blog by Matt/M11106 On March 16, 2021, Robert Long was charged with killing 8 people, 6 of them Asian women, in Acworth and Atlanta, Georgia. SMART recognizes the deeply intertwined nature of the racism and misogyny that played a role in this tragedy. We mourn the loss of life and send our deepest condolences […]
Author: Ali Adinaro
Posted: March 26, 2021, 1:24 pm
Eboni Jewel Sears’s life has been full of unique and interesting experiences and opportunities.  Growing up, her military family moved throughout the country; today Las Vegas, Nevada, is home. Her professional journey has taken her from being a Navy Seabee to a long-haul truck driver to currently a peer recovery support specialist at the Alternative […]
Author: Ali Adinaro
Posted: March 18, 2021, 6:28 pm
Guest blog by Loretta Billingsley aka JunosMom My sober friends who have come to know me also know that I like to chunk things down. Give me a list and I’m good to go! When I look at my life in retrospect without the fog of alcohol, and also look at my life with curiosity […]
Author: Ali Adinaro
Posted: March 16, 2021, 7:17 pm
In celebration of Women’s History Month, we are proud to bring you the newest episode of SMART Recovery’s popular series Facilitator Spotlight, featuring Loretta Billingsley. Loretta found SMART and used its principles to help her own recovery journey. She decided to take the SMART Recovery Facilitator Training. Loretta now runs a Women’s Online Meeting where […]
Author: Ali Adinaro
Posted: March 16, 2021, 2:20 pm
We are pleased to announce the release of our newest Tips & Tools for Recovery that Works! video the Hula Hoop Tool. The Hula Hoop Tool is a great way for people in recovery to visualize boundaries we sometimes cross. Many philosophical traditions, including the Stoics of ancient Greece, ask us to understand and accept that there are some […]
Author: Ali Adinaro
Posted: March 16, 2021, 1:17 pm
Next in the Life Beyond Addiction series is LeNita Eatmon, who found SMART through Above & Beyond Family Recovery Center in Chicago, Illinois. What stood out about SMART to LeNita was the change in thinking and learning to quickly reassess situations in a positive way. Subscribe to the SMART Recovery YouTube Channel Video storytelling is […]
Author: Ali Adinaro
Posted: March 12, 2021, 7:15 pm
This year, we will kick off Volunteer Month with a volunteer-only Townhall event. Mark your calendars for: Wednesday, March 31st at 1:00 p.m. ET. More details to come!
Author: _SMART_Recovery_
Posted: March 12, 2021, 6:39 pm
Take 5 Spotlight is a new series of brief articles that introduce you to members of our National Office team, and many other SMART-types, in a short & sweet way. Molly Princic is the SMART Recovery Online (SROL) Support Manager in the Volunteer & Meeting Resource Management Department. As Molly puts it, that means the […]
Author: Ali Adinaro
Posted: March 10, 2021, 6:40 pm
Take 5 Spotlight is a new series of brief articles that introduce you to members of our National Office team, and many other SMART-types, in a short & sweet way. Melina Gilbert is SMART’s Volunteer Support Manager in the Volunteer & Meeting Resource Management Department. She says that means exactly what it says. “The job […]
Author: Ali Adinaro
Posted: March 10, 2021, 6:39 pm
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