Self-Management and Recovery Training


SPECIAL NOTE: Due to the Coronavirus situation a number of local face-to-face Smart meetings have been temporarily suspended. Please keep tabs on the Find A Meeting page for all updates. If you are not sure please contact the meeting facilitator. Some of these meetings have been converted to online Zoom meetings for the time being.

Special Smart Recovery national office notice: COVID-19 & SMART Recovery Face-to-Face Meetings

(Find A Meeting: Looking for local Cincinnati area meetings? The Find A Meeting page is also where meeting-specific announcements are made, so check that page occasionally.)

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.

[PDF] Fast Facts about SMART Recovery

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