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Discover the Power of Choice with SMART Recovery®

Get StartedSMART Recovery’s 4-Point Program® helps people recover from all types of addictive behaviors, including: alcoholism, drug abuse, substance abuse, drug addiction, alcohol abuse, gambling addiction, cocaine addiction, and addiction to other substances and activities.

SMART Recovery® (Self-Management And Recovery Training) is not a 12-step group, like Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) or Narcotics Anonymous (NA).

SMART Recovery sponsors face-to-face meetings around the world, and daily online meetings. In addition, our online message board and 24/7 chat room are excellent forums to learn about SMART Recovery and obtain addiction recovery support.

 

Our founder Joe Gerstein’s Explains the Higharchy of Values Motivation Tool

Please note that registration at our messageboard is required for our online meetings.

Introduction Slide Shows

An Introduction to SMART Recovery from SMARTRecovery

CBA – The Cost-Benefit Analysis | SMART Recovery from SMARTRecovery

The ABCs | SMART Recovery from SMARTRecovery

The Best of SMART: The Tools

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=axVUzqoRHbw

SMART and Other Recovery Support Groups

At SMART Recovery we believe that each individual finds his own path to recovery. For some participants, that path may include 12-step programs, like Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) or Narcotics Anonymous (NA), or other self-empowering groups such as Women for Sobriety, LifeRing Secular Recovery, Moderation Management, or Secular Organizations for Sobriety. Although the SMART Recovery approach differs from each of these approaches in various ways, it does not necessarily exclude them. Some SMART Recovery participants choose to attend other meetings when they cannot attend a SMART Recovery meeting, as they construct their own paths to recovery.

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