New Public SMART Recovery® Group in Fairfax County
Offered Virtually via Zoom
The group will transition to in person meetings in the future at David R. Pinn Community Center, 10225 Zion Drive Fairfax, VA 22032. Interested in this meeting location? Learn more about the meeting.
This local addiction recovery group is a collaboration between SMART Recovery®, the Department of Family Services, and Neighborhood and Community Services.
Our participants learn recovery tools based on the latest scientiﬁc research and participate in a world-wide community with free, self-empowering, science-based mutual help groups and online services.
SMART Recovery® can be used to address ANY addictive behavior. No matter what your addiction, the program’s tools and techniques will help you overcome the behavior. You’ll ﬁnd a warm and welcoming community in both our face-to-face meetings and online activities.
SMART Recovery is a 4-Point ProgramSM that helps participants with:
- Building and Maintaining Motivation
- Coping with Urges
- Managing Thoughts, Feelings, and Behaviors
- Living a Balanced Life
Learn more about the national SMART Recovery® program and online resources for addiction recovery.
On this edition of the County Conversation podcast, host Jim Person talks with Michael Schut, Parent Support Specialist in our Children, Youth, and Families Division. This position was created to provide Parent Support Services to fathers and mothers who are engaged in risky substance use or are struggling with addiction to drugs and/or alcohol. Michael talked specifically about the weekly SMART Recovery® meeting he leads to help parents and families with addiction recovery.
Family and friends with loved ones who are recovering from substance abuse have their own unique challenges. Learn more about our the support offered in our local group Pathways to Healing (For Family and Friends Impacted by Substance Use).