Self-Management and Recovery Training


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SMART Recovery® is the leading self-empowering addiction recovery support group. Our participants learn tools for addiction recovery based on the latest scientific research and participate in a world-wide community which includes free, self-empowering, secular and science-based, mutual-help support groups.

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SMART Recovery® helps people recover from all types of addiction and addictive behaviors, including: alcoholism, drug abuse, drug addiction, substance abuse, alcohol abuse, gambling addiction, cocaine addiction, and addiction to other substances and activities.

SMART Recovery® currently sponsors face-to-face meetings in Greater Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky. SMART Recovery® also sponsors more than 3,000 face-to-face meetings around the world per week (including online meetings). In addition, our online message board is an excellent forum to learn about SMART Recovery®  and obtain addiction recovery support.


SMART Recovery® 4-Point ProgramSM

SMART Recovery® (Self Management And Recovery Training) helps individuals gain independence from addiction (substances or activities). Our efforts are based on scientific knowledge and evolve as evidence-based practices of addiction recovery evolve. Enhancing and Maintaining Motivation

The program offers tools and techniques for each program point:

  • Point 1: Enhancing and Maintaining Motivation
  • Point 2: Coping with Urges
  • Point 3: Problem Solving
  • Point 4: Lifestyle Balance