Our Purpose: To help individuals gain independence from addictive behaviour and lead meaningful satisfying lives. To support the availability of choices in recovery and offer solutions to addiction problems.
Our Mission: To offer no-fee scientific evidence based peer support groups for abstaining from any substance or activity addiction. Face to face and global online meetings are available.
Our 4 Point Program can help you gain independence from addiction Learn how to:
1. Maintain Motivation
2. Cope with Urges and Cravings
3. Manage your thoughts feeling and behaviour.
4. Live a healthy balanced lifestyle.
We encourage a self directed positive reinforcement approach to change resulting in self empowerment and self governance for the individual.
We support the scientifically informed use of psychological treatment and legally prescribed psychiatric and addiction medication.
Our program is not based on religion or spirituality. We believe that participants spiritual convictions and religious beliefs are a personal matter. Spirituality may be helpful for some, but they are not a requirement of our program. We support Mindfulness based meditation and relaxation techniques.
SMART Recovery® tools and techniques a few examples
Five Stages of Change
Change Plan Worksheet
Cost Benefit Analysis Worksheet
Hierarchy of Values
** To purchase SMART Recovery publications, view the Suggested Reading List for descriptions of publications.