Last Friday, National SMART Coordinator Dan Raffell (who some of you may recognise as the Scottish bloke with fantastic hair) oversaw our first National Peer Workshop, generously sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of Australia. Peer facilitators from all over the country flew in to our gleaming head office in Sydney to chat about SMART,…

Angela Argent works at SMART Recovery HQ as National Coordinator. Part of her role involves training community members to become SMART Facilitators. She facilitates her own SMART meetings in Newtown, Sydney on Fridays at 11am.   1. What do you like about SMART Recovery? SMART is strengths based, hopeful and works with people where they’re…

On the 17th of July Matt Scarce will begin a 1300 kilometre journey down the Queensland coastline. He will begin in Brisbane exactly eight years after he started recovery from years of drug and alcohol abuse and finish in Townsville. During his recovery he attended SMART meetings and today he’s a SMART ambassador. We asked…

Gday everyone, My main task here is keeping the office running smoothly. As SMART Recovery’s new Office Coordinator/proofreader/blogger/general go-to guy I keep myself busy during work hours by answering your phone calls and responding to your emails, in addition to doing the post, booking appointments and any other conceivable means of helping Peter, Ange, Josette,…