Family & Friends 3

Addiction is a family problem. Our Community Reinforcement Approach trained facilitator welcomes you twice a month on Wednesday evenings for a Family & Friends Support Meeting. Learn more about addiction and tools and techniques that are helpful to communicate with your family as you go through this process with your loved one.
Location: Toronto Public Locke Library, 3083 Yonge St.  Time: 7-8pm
Meeting Dates for 2019:     May 8th, 22nd    June 12th, 26th
July 10th, 24th    August 14th, 28th     September 11th, 25th    October 9th, 23rd
November 13th, 27th   December 11th, 18th (Library CLOSED Wednesday December 25th)
SMART Recovery Family & Friends program is a scientific evidence based secular program. Our method is based on the Rational Emotive and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy. This approach assists those who are willing to make a change and encourages positive reinforcement for the individual with the addiction problem.
SMART Recovery Family & Friends Handbook is available for $20 at the meeting.
For more information call our SMART Confidential Ph 416-628-9185
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Family & Friends handout

There is a Monday night online meeting at 9:00 PM (Eastern) for CSO’s – Concerned Significant Others and three other weekly online F&F meetings.
Here is the link to the Online Community meeting schedule:

Get Your Loved One Sober

Get Your Loved One Sober: Alternatives to Nagging, Pleading, and Threatening 
by Robert J. Meyers, Ph.D. and Brenda L. Wolfe, Ph.D.


To participate in the free online Family & Friends meetings, registration is required at
There is also a Family & Friends (Concerned Significant Others) Message Board Forum for additional support.
Another great book to read:
“Beyond Addiction, How Science and Kindness Help People Change.”
Authors – Jeffery Foote Ph.D, Carrie Wilkins Ph.D, Nicole Kosanke Ph.D., Stephanie Higgs Ph.D.