Posts Tagged ‘CSO’

How to Help a Loved One Find Addiction Recovery

Alternatives for Family & Friends -Roxanne A., SMART Recovery® Facilitator Chances are you were never taught how to manage a relationship with someone who is struggling with a substance abuse problem. You may find that without the necessary skills, your role as a family member or friend of someone with addiction becomes increasingly stressful as [...]

Webinar: Beyond Addiction

“How Science and Kindness Help People Change” with Jeffrey Foote, Ph.D., Center for Motivation and Change “[We want to] change the conversation, from the language of stigma to the language of growth; from defects to strengths, from shame to pride and an open heart; from punishment and confrontation to an invitation to truly change. And [...]

Support for Family & Friends

Get Your Loved One Sober: Alternatives to Nagging, Pleading, and Threatening Reviewed by Henry Steinberger, Ph.D. To help people seeking sobriety for their loved ones, Get Your Loved One Sober offers a revolutionary program: The Community Reinforcement And Family Training (CRAFT) intervention. The subtitle, Alternatives to Nagging, Pleading, and Threatening more aptly describes what this [...]

SMART Recovery Handbook for Family & Friends

SMART Recovery for People Affected by the Addictive Behavior of a Loved One As anyone who has lived with the addiction of a loved one knows, the impact of addiction on other family members can be substantial, even severe. Family members, often overwhelmed by confusion, shame, guilt, fear or other powerful emotions, may have little [...]

When a Loved One is Addicted

How Family & Friends Can Help Practical Recovery Can people get addicted to alcohol? Yes. But as a spouse, you can help your husband cut back on his drinking. In fact, the suggestions outlined below could be used to help anyone stop or cut back on… ANY addictive behavior! But to keep it simple, we [...]

Stay Current and Sound SMART

Continuing Education Opportunities for SMART volunteers John11, SMART Recovery® Tool Training Host and Message Board Volunteer How do SMART Recovery® volunteers and facilitators ensure they are providing the highest level of help to other SMART members? One way is to stay current by taking refresher courses. In my career, construction, I am expected to hold [...]

Introducing SMART Recovery® Podcasts

SMART Recovery® is pleased to announce that podcasts of special events are now available for listening online. Recently added: Robert J. Meyers, Ph.D., “Support For A Loved One With Addiction”Dr. Meyers speaks to the SMART community about an effective approach for influencing a loved one with addiction to seek treatment. Dr. Meyers is co-author of [...]

Guest Speaker: Robert J. Meyers, Ph.D.

Dr. Robert J. Meyers, creator of the Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT) treatment approach, long-term practitioner in the field of addiction recovery, and co-author of the book Get Your Loved One Sober: Alternatives to Nagging, Pleading and Threatening, will be a special Guest Speaker at the Monday, April 18th SMART Recovery online meeting for [...]

Supporting Recovery Without Enabling

In Epidemics, Hippocrates said, “Make a habit of two things–to help, or at least to do no harm.” How can we apply that idea to helping family and friends with addictions? When we care about individuals who are trying to overcome addictions, we often face dilemmas in how best to help them. For instance, if [...]

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