SMART Recovery

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

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
Stacey McKeever is a librarian in southern California.  Her lifelong struggle with food addiction has led her to use SMART Recovery as one pathway to maintaining balance in her life.  In this podcast, Stacey talks about: How she was a librarian even before she earned her degree Being put on diet pills at eight years […]
Author: Ali Adinaro
Posted: December 7, 2020, 1:51 pm
We are pleased to announce the release of our newest Tips & Tools for Recovery that Works! video Overcoming Holiday Triggers. The holidays can be challenging for those in recovery. The latest video offers ways to help overcome triggers during the holidays. Click to watch this on our YouTube channel. Subscribe to the SMART Recovery YouTube Channel Video storytelling […]
Author: Ali Adinaro
Posted: December 1, 2020, 2:52 pm
President’s Message to the SMART Recovery Community I bring greetings to our entire community and a special welcome to seven new SMART Recovery USA board members, bringing our total to seventeen. Not since SMART was founded more than a quarter-century ago have we assembled a more talented and dedicated group of people to help lead […]
Author: Ali Adinaro
Posted: November 24, 2020, 4:02 pm
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