S.M.A.R.T. - Self Management and Recovery Training - is a self-help group that assists you recover from all addictive behaviours including alcohol & drugs, gambling, food, shopping, etc.). SMART Recovery teaches practical skills to help you deal with your problems enabling you to abstain and achieve a healthy lifestyle balance.
The SMART Recovery program is based upon Cognitive Behavioural Therapy tools (CBT). That is, we work on changing faulty thinking in order to change behaviours. Psychologist Albert Ellis pioneered Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy (REBT), a type of CBT which suggests thinking can create your feelings and leads you to act. By managing the beliefs and emotions that lead you to engage in addictive behaviours you can empower yourself to change. Key components of the program:
The SMART Recovery program is made up of 4 key components:
- Enhancing and maintaining motivation
- Coping with cravings
- Problem solving
- Lifestyle balance
The Group meets every Thursday at the Griffith Community Centre from 1:00pm - 2:30 pm
80 Benerembah St
Cost: Gold Coin donation.
No appointment needed.
Note: Our trained staff have signed privacy and confidentiality agreements.
We acknowledge the traditional land owners of Australia and we welcome all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to our service.
For more information visit the SMART Recovery website: www.smartrecoveryaustralia.com.au or telephone the Community Centre on: (02) 6962 4144