Return to Recovery Groups
Recovery® (Self-Management And Recovery Training) is an
international non-profit organization that offers free,
self-empowering, science-based mutual help groups for abstaining
from any substance or activity addiction. Donations are
requested by passing a hat at meetings.
Recovery® 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
Our Approach to Addiction
* Teaches self-empowerment and self-reliance.
* Works on alcoholism and addiction as a complex
maladaptive behaviors with possible
* Teaches tools and techniques for self-directed
* Encourages individuals to recover from
addiction and live satisfying lives.
* Provides meetings that are educational and
include open discussions.
* Advocates the appropriate use of prescribed
medications and psychological treatments.
* Evolves as scientific knowledge in addiction
* Differs from Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics
Anonymous and other traditional 12-step
All of these recourses and
articles are excellent explorations of how we create our lives by our thoughts,
core beliefs, and moment-by-moment choices. I encourage you to print off any
that would be helpful for you.
Introduction to SMART Recovery:
SMART Tool Chest and Homework:
(really superb practical wisdom)
SMART RECOVERY Face 2 Face
SMART Recovery CD:
can review 25 mental health conditions and determine the best course
for treatment. Examples: anger, phobias, depression, anxiety,
burnout, co-dependency, eating disorders, passive/aggressive
behaviors, marital/relationship problems, gambling,
grief/bereavement, parenting issues, self-esteem, sexual concerns,
sleep problems, stress, and many other topics are covered.
Suggestions are given about when to seek emergency care, when to see
a physician, when to go to a counselor, and when self-help is
appropriate. 7 3/8" x 9".
96 pages COST:
$5.95. Item #: 2147. Go to the "products/online store--> Medical
Loving What Is (and
Excerpt), by Byron Katie, (2002), Harmony Books, order Excerpt from
http://www.thework.com/thework.asp Is an
excellent guide of working with our thoughts and beliefs. It uses the FOUR
Check out Addiction Recovery Resources on my site too.