SMART stands for self-management and recovery training. SMART Recovery consists of its 4-Point Program that focuses on self-empowerment, self-reliance and abstinence from your addiction. The points include:
- Point 1: Building and maintaining motivation to abstain from use
- Point 2: Coping with urges
- Point 3: Managing thoughts, feelings and behaviors
- Point 4: Balance momentary and enduring satisfaction for a more fulfilling life
Participants in the program help each other shift their focus to enjoying healthy, fulfilling and productive behaviors. SMART holds meetings both online and face-to-face and also has an international presence.