The Humanist Hour #148: Addiction Education and SMART Recovery with Drs. Joe Gerstein and Bill Abbott
Summary: In this episode, Bo Bennett speaks with Drs. Joe Gerstein and Bill Abbott about a secular approach to addiction education and recovery via the SMART Recovery® program. From SmartRecovery.org: SMART Recovery® is the leading self-empowering addiction recovery support group. Our participants learn tools for addiction recovery based on the latest scientific research and participate in a world-wide community which includes free, self-empowering, secular and science-based, mutual-help support groups. SMART Recovery® helps people recover from all types of addiction and addictive behaviors, including: alcoholism, drug abuse, drug addiction, substance abuse, alcohol abuse, gambling ad-diction, cocaine addiction, and addiction to other substances and activities. SMART Recovery sponsors face-to-face meetings around the world, and daily online meetings. In addition, our online message board and 24/7 chat room are excellent forums to learn about SMART Recovery and obtain addiction recovery support.