SMART Recovery uses recovery tools based on scientifically-proven methods for overcoming addiction such as Cognitive Behavior Therapy and motivational interviewing.
SMART Recovery is a 4-Point Program:
POINT #1 Enhancing and Maintaining Motivation to Abstain.
POINT #2 Coping with Urges.
POINT #3 Managing Thoughts, Feelings and Behaviors Through Effective Problem Solving.
POINT #4 Balancing Momentary and Enduring Satisfactions to Achieve Lifestyle Balance.
SMART Recovery can be used to address any addictive behavior.
SMART Recovery advocates for choice in recovery
SMART Recovery encourages a holistic approach, with the goal being to achieve a healthy and balanced lifestyle
Outpatient treatment describes all addiction treatment that is not residential. Patients live at home while undergoing rehab.
Dual Diagnosis/Co-Occurring Disorders Treatment
These two terms describe a person who is not only addicted to drugs or alcohol, but also has a mental or emotional illness, such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, etc. Facilities that treat patients with dual-diagnosis or co-occurring disorders provide psychiatric treatment in addition to drug and alcohol rehabilitation services.