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SMART Recovery Groups in CT (English & Spanish)

Are you (or a loved one) struggling to manage unhealthy behaviors like alcohol or drug misuse, self-harm, anger, gambling, anxiety, eating disorders…?

Haga clic *aquí* para información en español.

SMART Recovery is a great FREE option to get support from your peers while also learning coping skills and taking control of your life to make healthy changes.  The State of Connecticut has recently sponsored a lot of new SMART Recovery groups for teens and young adults, as well as SMART Family & Friends.  Current groups are listed HERE with more to come!

Check out the 3 short videos below to learn more about SMART Recovery!


40 second PSA video explaining SMART Recovery

SMART Recovery gives you support and skills to:

  • BUILD motivation
  • COPE with urges
  • MANAGE your thoughts and behaviors
  • LEAD a balanced life

Learn more from the young adults who are trained SMART facilitators.

SMART Family & Friends gives you the support and skills to:

  • COPE with a loved one who is struggling
  • CONNECT your loved one to help

Learn more from a facilitator of the SMART Family & Friends group in Fairfield.

Check out this short 25 min. film centered around a young photographer struggling with addiction who is introduced to the principles of SMART Recovery. This film highlights the structure of SMART Recovery groups & how SMART tools can be used to make changes.


There is also a SMART Recovery group that meets in Spanish in Bridgeport! Visit the Spanish SMART page here.

As a bonus, SMART Recovery holds online meetings almost 24/7, so if you like these groups, you can join one any time! To find an online group near you, click here.

Download an Info Sheet About SMART Recovery in CT