Kerry Frost, from Brisbane, has recently commenced facilitating a SMART meeting in Manly West. She has proudly been in control of her addictive behaviour for 22 years, and despite living with only ten percent of her sight (rendering Kerry legally blind), she lives and works as a professional artist. This is her story. Most of…

In the first instalment of his monthly editorial, SMART Recovery Australia Executive Director Ryan McGlaughlin shares his perspective on our national conversation around drug policy. Recently, sitting in the studio audience of the ABC’s Q&A, I witnessed a panel of guests and audience engage in a healthy debate around drug policy in Australia. I was…

Last week, the suppression order on Australian media regarding the conviction (currently under appeal) of Cardinal George Pell – once the third-highest official in the Catholic Church – was lifted, and the full details of the trial ran rife across the nation’s pages. We’re not here to go over the trial, or the terrible abuse…