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Welcome to the DC metro area chapter of the SMART Recovery Self-Help Network, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to helping you live a more free and happy life. We promote freedom from dependence on alcohol and other drugs through self-help in a small group setting supported by a variety of online tools to help you succeed. You can learn to make sensible and reasoned choices to abstain by overcoming problem habits and thinking.

There is no charge for meetings, online or in person. Minimal voluntary donations are accepted.

Regional Conference

Don’t miss the upcoming SMART Recovery Regional Conference: Tools to Achieve a Balanced Life.

Saturday, October 27, 2018, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

St. Philip’s Episcopal Church
522 Main Street (6th and Main)
Laurel, Maryland

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Join us for the third annual SMART Recovery Regional Conference: Tools to Achieve a Balanced Life – on Saturday, October 27, 2018, at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church in Laurel, Maryland.

The keynote speakers are two of the nation’s leading experts in the causes and best practices in the treatment of substance use disorders:

Dr. John F. Kelly, Ph.D. is the Elizabeth R. Spallin Associate Professor of Psychiatry in Addiction Medicine at Harvard Medical School; and

Dr. Billina Shaw, MD, FAPA, is Medical Director of Mental Health Services of the Prince George’s County, Maryland, Health Department.

Additional speakers will focus on which of the many SMART Recovery Tools work best for addressing all aspects of life challenges.

Breakout sessions, including one expressly for the professional community, conclude the conference.

The SMART Recovery Regional Conference: Tools to Achieve a Balanced Life is open to everyone interested in SMART Recovery, including SMART Recovery meeting attendees, facilitators and volunteers – and all addiction treatment professionals.

This is an opportunity for professionals to learn how to integrate the tools of SMART Recovery into their practices – and 5 Level B / Level Two CEUs will be provided to professionals (along with a SMART Recovery Handbook) who register and attend.

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Any questions? Please contact David Koss, Regional Coordinator, SMART Recovery, at or 301-455-4252.