Posts Tagged ‘support’

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 [...]

New Addiction Recovery Web App

Scientifically Supported Recovery Option Looking for a personalized, structured plan of attack for making positive changes in support of your addiction recovery? Overcoming Addictions (OA) is a new alternative in the spectrum of recovery options. It is a confidential and interactive web app that can help you achieve and maintain abstinence from addictions. OA is [...]

Webinar: Help for Family & Friends

Dr. Robert J. Meyers, Creator of CRAFT and author of Get Your Loved One Sober Wednesday July 31 2013, 9:00 PM – 10:00 PM EDT SMART Recovery and Dr. Meyers are pleased to offer information and support to the family and friends of those with addictive issues. It is possible for family and friends to [...]

Webinar: Tracking Your Progress

“Checklists for Recovery” with CBT Founder Donald Meichenbaum, Ph.D. and Julie Myers, Psy.D. Friday, May 10, 2013 5:00 pm EDT Webinar   The SMART Recovery approach to addiction recovery is based on SELF-Management. Effective management includes measuring progress. What better way to assess your personal progress with the SMART tools than to use the newest [...]

Dealing With Negative Emotions

No Complaining by Mary Russell, M.S. When you hear the word “complaining” you probably have some sort of negative reaction. It probably conjures up images of people in your life who whine or routinely throw themselves pity parties but don’t do anything to improve their circumstances. What you may be less likely to think of [...]

It’s Here! New Edition of the SMART Handbook

3rd Edition now available This newest edition of the SMART Recovery Handbook (for participants) is the culmination of many months of in-depth review and revision work by a dedicated team of volunteers. It provides additional tools, exercises and strategies to help people recover from their addictive behaviors. It features: •New content – new program tools [...]

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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