The REBT Opp, a Useful Abbreviation

Posted by - October 24, 2017

This post was originally published on this siteAuthor: Ted, SMART Recovery Volunteer Meeting Facilitator . Bringing SMART Recovery into state prisons has rewards but also poses bureaucratic challenges. Difficulties in regularly covering a Tuesday afternoon meeting in Massachusetts prompted the recruitment of a third volunteer facilitator. With obstacles, the new volunteer was able to schedule

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Register: Helping Families Cope with Addiction webinar with Dr. Robert Meyers

Posted by - October 17, 2017

This post was originally published on this siteTalk with Dr. Bob Meyers about how families and friends can help when a loved one drinks or abuses drugs. Saturday, October 21, 5:00 pm EST Register for This Webinar As concerned significant others, families and friends, our intimate connection should make us natural allies, but we often

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Review of “Over the Influence: The Harm Reduction Guide to Controlling Your Drug and Alcohol Use” (2nd ed.), by P. Denning and J. Little, published by Guilford Press, 2017

Posted by - October 10, 2017

This post was originally published on this siteBook review by A.Tom Horvath, Ph.D. Although harm reduction is commonly used in other countries, this approach to coping with problematic addictive behavior is unfortunately uncommon in the US. The authors are two US harm reduction leaders. They founded the Center for Harm Reduction Therapy in the San

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Hurricanes Can’t Stop SMART Recovery Conference from Rising Strong!

Posted by - October 3, 2017

This post was originally published on this siteThings were a little touch-and-go as to whether SMART’s 2017 Annual Conference: Rising Strong would be able to occur in Ft. Lauderdale on September 22-24. But much like the conference theme and SMART’s unstoppable growth, Rising Strong took place as scheduled. The Conference was well attended and received

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