RECOVERY MONTH What does Recovery Month mean? September 30, 2020 Emily Carstairs Contributor September is Recovery Month and today is Recovery Day … But, what does that mean? It means whatever it means to you as an individual. Recovery is a highly subjective experience and it is important to have your own definition of the…

SMART Recovery Australia The Story Behind the Logo Refresh… SMART Recovery rolls out a new logo globally Michael Bellamy Head of Marketing, Digital and Brand As the SMART program has grown across the world, many interpretations of the SMART logo have evolved. These happened organically simply because there has never been a single set of…

The following is reposted with permission from Newtown Neighbourhood Centre’s mailing list.   I love a quiet achiever. If we were to hand out awards for our programs, our Youth SMART Recovery (Self-Management and Recovery Training) would take home the title for ‘most improved’. It’s been one of our success stories of 2020 because delivering…

Valued SMART friends, allies, and partners the Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council recently published a story on their own website discussing SMART Recovery Australia’s online facilitator training and its practical value. In the story, Natasha Hunt, Social and Emotional Wellbeing and Drug and Alcohol Caseworker at Armajun Aboriginal Health Service in Inverell, goes in…

Feature Article Mental Health during COVID-19 Emily Carstairs Contributor Pandemic. One seemingly simple word that is defined as a ‘disease prevalent over a whole country or the world’. We are all currently in the midst of one, but many people could say that people struggling with issues of concern such as alcohol or drug use…