SMART Recovery Australia is committed to the philosophy and practice of harm minimisation. For us, harm minimisation means prioritising and advancing the safety, health and wellbeing of SMART participants. We value choice, dignity, respect, compassion and non-judgement. We recognise that all of us are doing the best that we can, often under imperfect circumstances. SMART…

Congratulations to the SRAU Research Advisory Committee for picking up the Excellence in Research and Evaluation category of the Alcohol and Other Drugs Awards for the New South Wales Non Government (NGO) sector, and was presented the award at the Network of Alcohol and other Drugs Agencies (NADA) conference yesterday evening. It is unique for a…

Changing your behaviour is deceptively simple. All you have to do, when strip away all the layers of motivation, disinterest, cravings, and urges, is either take action, or don’t. Either drink, or don’t drink. Gamble or don’t gamble. Call your dealer, or don’t call your dealer. Unfortunately, simplicity is not equal to ease. Making a…