Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

SMART Recovery® Podcasts

May 11, 2020

Molly Magill’s interest in psychology and social work started in high school and grew into her passion and ultimately, her career.  She earned her bachelor and graduate degrees from Boston University and a certificate in alcohol and substance abuse studies from the University of Massachusetts.  Dr. Magill is an...


Apr 20, 2020

The results speak for themselves. Alternative treatment programs are as effective as traditional 12-step programs for alcohol recovery.  These results have been identified thanks to Dr. Sarah Zemore’s 2018 research project, A longitudinal study of the comparative efficacy of Women for Sobriety, LifeRing, SMART...


Feb 27, 2020

Words matter to Richard Saitz, M.D., who edits medical journals and publications for accuracy surrounding addiction terminology. In this talk, borrowed from our collection of 2019 SMART Recovery National Conference presentations, Dr. Saitz discusses substance use disorders as health conditions, how traditional language...


Jan 30, 2020

While this terminology change may seem minimal to some, it is certainly not to Board President Bill Greer. To provide some added context to an important announcement the organization has recently made, we sat down with Bill to discuss SMART's larger focus on reducing stigma that often comes with addiction terminology,...


SMART Moves From Abstinence-Based to Abstinence-Oriented Addiction Recovery

Jan 30, 2020

While this terminology change may seem minimal to some, it is certainly not to Board President Bill Greer. To provide some added context to an important announcement the organization has recently made, we sat down with Bill to discuss SMART's larger focus on reducing stigma that often comes with addiction terminology,...