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SMART promotes choice in recovery through a network of mutual aid meetings. Learn rational, easy to learn and self empowering skills to help you abstain from any addictive behaviour and to develop a lifestyle that supports sustained recovery.


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SMART (Self Management and Recovery Training) is a programme that provides training and tools for people who want to change their problematic behaviour, including addiction to drugs, alcohol, cigarettes, gambling, food, shopping, Internet and others.

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

SMART have various open meetings across the UK.  To find a meeting click here or read on for details on local meetings.

Online meeting with Cambridgeshire Recovery Service.

Runs every Friday at 11am over Zoom

Zoom ID: 953 829 9412

Password: 1234

The group remains open until 11:10, after that they close to minimise interruptions to the conversation.  You will be given the chance to introduce yourself and check in with how you are, you wont need to share anything you are not comfortable with.  You will be asked for your name and it is preferred that you have your camera on, but not required.  It is asked the participants keep all conversations confidential within the group.

Cambridge Meeting (Face to Face)

Runs weekly at Riverside Care and Support with a maximum of 8 people. This venue is wheel chair accessible. To confirm you attendance you will need to call Willow Walk at least 24 hours before the meeting via 01223 519400. They will confirm time and date of this meeting.   There is No parking at the venue with the nearest parking is Grafton Centre West.

For more information on the Cambridgeshire Recovery Service click here.



Meetings are free to attend.

There are free worksheets available on the SMART Recovery UK Website.

Some meetings may require a donation to cover cost of booking rooms.

Here some of the participants of SMART talking about what SMART means to them:

How to contact

Where to go

Available throughout

Riverside Care and Support 17-19 Willow Walk Cambridge CB1 1LA

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