"I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies, for the hardest victory is over self."  - Aristotle (B.C. 384-322)
SMART Recovery, a worldwide organization, offers free scientifically based self-help information, including groups online.  Freedom from any addictive behavior, such as alcohol, other substances, or activities, is the focus of this program. It entails a four-point process designed for the members to gain independence from addictive and self-defeating thoughts, emotions, and behaviors.
Discussion Topics
Building and enhancing motivation
Recognizing and resisting urges
Self-management of emotions and behaviors
Lifestyle balance
Meetings are held every Tuesday evening from 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM in the seminar classroom of Outreach Center of West Houston, 725 Bateswood Dr., Houston 77079 (one block west of Kirkwood off Memorial Drive).

Meetings are held only once a week because the participant is expected to engage in self-assigned homework.  A manual is available for $10.00, which provides numerous methods of working out an ABC approach to a specific problem, situation, or event.  The ABC technique is demonstrated at each meeting.  Members are trained in 35 other techniques as well.

For more information on SMART Recoveryin Houston, visit www.smart-houston.org
For more information on SMART Recovery® itself, contact www.smartrecovery.org






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