Remember SMART Recovery Australia’s good friends over at the Medically Supervised Injecting Centre? Well, they’re participating in this year’s Global Day of Action for Support, Don’t Punish, a global grassroots harm reduction movement. Like SMART Recovery Australia, this supports drug policies that prioritise health over criminalisation, placing people at the centre of any discussion. SDP…

VIDEO | An interview with Dr Joe Gerstein – Founding President of SMART Recovery SMART Recovery Australia recently sat down with SMART Recovery Founding President, Dr Joe Gerstein. The wide-raging interview was conducted by acclaimed journalist, author and SMART Recovery Australia Board Member, Jenny Valentish. Key topics covered: The inception of SMART Recovery How it launched…

profile Shanna Whan from Sober In The Country The festive season of 2014 was almost my last Christmas. I had come to a place where I did not want to live, but hadn’t yet found the courage to die. My twenty year steady and progressive descent to this place kicked off as a sweet and…

Please join us for this amazing opportunity where we invited co-founder of Motivational Interviewing Dr William R Miller to join SMART Recovery Australia’s National Program Manager Dan Raffell for a one off Q&A session. Dr Miller endeavoured to answer questions around Motivational Interviewing, a key component of SMART Recovery meetings. This is a one-hour session…