SMART Recovery

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

In 2002, with a $1 million grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, SMART Recovery introduced the InsideOut program. These are meetings adapted specially for people in correctional facilities. Today, InsideOut meetings are being held worldwide. View the full video on our YouTube channel Learn more about the Courts & Corrections programs Subscribe to […]
Author: Ali Adinaro
Posted: October 26, 2020, 4:00 pm
Kevin Minnick is the SMART Recovery Regional Coordinator for Indiana. He is also a probation officer for Hancock County.  In this podcast, Kevin talks about: How being a professional golfer paid for his master’s degree in counseling  Seeing an ad for SMART Recovery in an underground newspaper in the 1990s   How working in the chemical dependency unit was luck of the draw  Recognizing that many […]
Author: Ali Adinaro
Posted: October 26, 2020, 2:53 pm
We are pleased to announce the release of our newest Tips & Tools for Recovery that Works! video Role Playing. Role playing is a great way to prepare and practice overcoming urges in circumstances that maybe problematic (dates, weddings, etc.). This tool can help one envision future urge scenarios in their mind, and then play them out with a […]
Author: Ali Adinaro
Posted: October 22, 2020, 7:20 pm
The SMART Recovery USA Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of seven new members. In their ongoing effort to grow and diversify, this brings the total to seventeen members. Board President, Bill Greer says, Not since SMART was founded more than a quarter-century ago, have we assembled a more talented and dedicated […]
Author: Ali Adinaro
Posted: October 15, 2020, 2:04 pm
UPDATE! The 5th annual Delaware/District of Columbia/Maryland Region of SMART Recovery SMART Recovery East Coast Conference: What Sets SMART Apart! on Saturday, October 24, 2020, will be a live-streamed, virtual event! Participation is accessible from any device; registration is required. The morning keynote speaker will be Dr. Christopher C. Wagner, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Licensed Clinical Psychologist […]
Author: Ali Adinaro
Posted: October 13, 2020, 4:57 pm
Peter Finger is a SMART Recovery Regional Coordinator in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He is also an advocate for the drug courts in his state.  In this podcast, Peter talks about: Why partying like Frank Sinatra was the way his family coped with issues What caused tremendous anxiety during childhood and carried into his adulthood […]
Author: Ali Adinaro
Posted: October 7, 2020, 1:57 pm
The SMART Community had the opportunity to hear from Board President Bill Greer and Executive Director Mark Ruth as they shared their perspectives on what the SMART community has accomplished in 2020 and where we are headed in 2021.   Support SMART’s Recovery Month Fundraising efforts Download the PowerPoint presentation Apple iTunes Google Play Spotify iHeartRadio […]
Author: Ali Adinaro
Posted: September 28, 2020, 3:03 pm
The SMART Community had the opportunity to hear from Board President Bill Greer and Executive Director Mark Ruth as they shared their perspectives on what the SMART community has accomplished in 2020 and where we are headed in 2021.   Watch this video on our YouTube channel Support SMART’s Recovery Month Fundraising efforts Download the PowerPoint […]
Author: Ali Adinaro
Posted: September 23, 2020, 5:32 pm
We are pleased to announce the release of our newest Tips & Tools for Recovery that Works! video National Recovery Month. Now in its 31st year, Recovery Month celebrates the achievements made by those living in recovery.  The journey to recovery is not easy, but it is worth it, and SMART Recovery is proud to be a part of it. […]
Author: Ali Adinaro
Posted: September 17, 2020, 4:25 pm
Jay Gibson E&O Fund - 2Lisa Gibson knows firsthand that losing a loved one to addiction is devastating. Her son Jay died in February 2018 after an alcohol-related brain injury. One source of consistent support for Lisa has been Jay’s many friends. These friends immediately engaged in supporting the cause Jay’s family choose to highlight at the celebrations of Jay’s […]
Author: Ali Adinaro
Posted: September 16, 2020, 6:11 pm
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