SMART Recovery principals and practices are based on research and clinical experience. We view addiction as a complex maladaptive behavior.
Flexible, self-directed change is encouraged through many tools and techniques designed to increase self-reliance. A great deal of support is available without formal sponsorship. You are welcome to attend meetings for as long as you find them helpful.
We attempt to avoid relapses, but if they occur we consider them opportunities to learn and grow. Gaining independence from addictive behaviors takes time, patience and work.
"We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them." - Albert Einstein