SMART Recovery Groups

SMART (Self- Management and Recovery Training) Recovery is a free group program assisting people with any problematic behaviours, including addiction to drugs, alcohol, cigarettes, gambling, food, shopping, Internet and others.

Guided by trained facilitators, participants come to help themselves and each other using a variety of cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) and motivational tools and techniques

We provide

  • Qualified and experienced Smart recovery facilitators
  • Meetings – 90mins. Fridays 1 – 2:30pm at Prahran, Thursdays 3 – 4:30pm at South Melbourne.
  • Focus on the problematic behaviour and not the substance
  • Use of evidence- based tools and techniques
  • Mutual support model – participants support each other and share ideas and strategies
  • Concentrates on the here and now and helps you to set goals and focus for the following week.


Who is eligible?

Adults (16 years +).


Bayside Alcohol and other Drug Service on 1800 229 263 or email

Or directly on 9525 1300 and ask for one of the SMART Recovery facilitators.