SMART Recovery

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Throughout SMART’s 25th anniversary year, culminating in our National Conference September 20 – 22 in Itasca, Illinois, we will honor volunteers representing many types of individual service. ——- Dr. F. Michler Bishop was one of the founders of SMART Recovery. He became involved in the precursor to SMART Recovery, a program called Rational Recovery, around […]
Author: _SMART_Recovery_
Posted: July 15, 2019, 5:54 pm
Grant Will Be Used to Expand Addiction Support Groups in 3 Northeast Ohio Counties The Cleveland Foundation recently awarded SMART Recovery USA, Inc. a $40,000 grant to be used in the expansion of addiction support groups in Cuyahoga, Lake, and Geauga counties – counties surrounding SMART Recovery’s National Office in the Greater Cleveland area. The […]
Author: _SMART_Recovery_
Posted: July 12, 2019, 2:54 pm
SMART Recovery called for funding to support the growth of self-empowering mutual support groups across America in testimony on July 19, 2019 to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, focusing on the federal government’s inadequate response to the opioid epidemic and legislative solutions. SMART’s testimony, submitted by board president Bill Greer, called the current […]
Author: _SMART_Recovery_
Posted: July 12, 2019, 2:49 pm
Please note that this is a regional conference held separately from the 2019 SMART Recovery National Conference September 20 – 22 in Itasca, Illinois. ——— Please plan to join Capital SMART, DC Metro area’s SMART Recovery group, on Saturday, October 26, 2019, for the 4th Annual SMART Recovery Regional Conference, SMART in Action! Conference Details:  Date: Saturday, October […]
Author: _SMART_Recovery_
Posted: July 8, 2019, 7:09 pm
Throughout SMART’s 25th anniversary year, culminating in our National Conference September 20 – 22 in Itasca, Illinois, we will honor volunteers representing many types of individual service. ——- Doug Hanshaw facilitated mutual aid meetings for addictive behavior before SMART Recovery was even established. Doug has continued this passion for helping those struggling with addiction throughout […]
Author: _SMART_Recovery_
Posted: July 8, 2019, 4:47 pm
My name is John Winslow and I’m a person in a long-term recovery, which for me means that I haven’t used alcohol or other drugs for over 43 years. When I first got into recovery at the age of twenty-six, we did not have the language that would allow me to articulate such a statement. […]
Author: _SMART_Recovery_
Posted: July 1, 2019, 5:50 pm
Authored by Brooke M Feldman, MSW While teaching a class on eminent psychologist Abraham Maslow’s human hierarchy of needs theory to aspiring behavioral health professionals, a student raised her hand to ask me the following question: “Is this where the idea of people struggling with addiction having to hit “rock bottom” comes from?” This insightful […]
Author: _SMART_Recovery_
Posted: June 27, 2019, 5:26 pm
One of the original SMART Recovery co-founders, Tom Horvath, joined Dr. Josh King on the Beyond Addiction Show, a program of the VoiceAmerica Health and Wellness Channel. Learn about the origins of SMART Recovery, how and why it is different from other recovery approaches, and why it might be a good fit for you in […]
Author: _SMART_Recovery_
Posted: June 27, 2019, 5:28 am
Author: SMART Recovery
Posted: June 24, 2019, 7:32 pm
We are pleased to announce that you can now register for the 2019 SMART Recovery National Conference! This year’s conference will be held in Itasca, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, at the Westin Chicago Northwest from September 20–22. The theme is “Celebrating Our Past, Present & Future,” with an emphasis on celebrating the organization’s 25th anniversary […]
Author: _SMART_Recovery_
Posted: June 21, 2019, 3:10 am
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