Have you ever been angry with yourself? A frequent experience for those in recovery when unravelling their beliefs and behaviours is to think “I shouldn’t be like this”. People often talk about how messed up they are, how they shouldn’t be an addict, or shouldn’t have anxiety or depression issues. Examining the irrational beliefs that…

SMART Recovery Australia is very proud to announce the next phase of our Routine Outcome Monitoring project. Building from a previous systematic review, the project, spearheaded by a powerhouse research team from the University of Wollongong, and funded by a generous research grant from the NSW Ministry of Health under the NSW Health Alcohol and…

As you may know, we run annual Refresher training for our facilitators to compare experiences, discuss strategies, and troubleshoot any issues they might be having in running their SMART Recovery meetings. We appreciate that not everyone can make it to these free training events, so Dan Raffell, National Program Manager and Peer Coordinator, has put together the…

  Every so often, SMART Recovery Australia runs a webinar aimed at our facilitators and wider community, to help broaden our overall understanding of the program, and provide some expert in-depth knowledge about more specific areas that we don’t address over the course of normal facilitator training. Here, Associate Professor​. Peter Kelly and Dr. Alison Beck​…