Self-Management for Addiction Recovery (SMART)
SMART Recovery (Self Management for Addiction Recovery Training) is a free addiction recovery support group network. It teaches self-empowerment based on scientific principles and evidence and sponsors both face-to-face group meetings and daily on-line meetings.
The SMART Recovery program helps people overcome all forms of addictive behaviors including those involving, alcohol, drugs, gambling, shopping, sex, and pornography. It does this through its 4-Point Program, which teaches specific techniques for (1) how to build and maintain motivation, (2) how to cope with urges, (3) how to manage thoughts, feelings, and actions, and (4) how to live a balanced and fulfilling life.
This non-profit program has benefitted greatly by support from a variety of sources including the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Roxbury Foundation, and the James Hervey Johnson Charitable-Educational Trust.
As an effective and leading program, SMART Recovery is recognized as a resource for addiction recovery by the United States Department of Health and Human Services, the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the American Society of Addiction Medicine, the Center for Health Care Evaluation, and the American Academy of Family Physicians.
To learn more, visit the website at SMART Recovery.
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