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YOUTH ONLY (16-25yr) | SMART Recovery meeting - (Marrickville Youth Resource centre)

This YOUTH SMART Recovery meeting is free and open to youth aged 16-25 only.  This is a drop-in style ONLINE meeting (may return to face-to-face meeting in 2022).

SMART Recovery is a peer support group that helps people to cut down or stop problem behaviours. Our online SMART Recovery meetings use evidence-based tools to enable people to change and self-manage any kind of addictive behaviour, most commonly related to alcohol, drugs, gambling, cigarettes/vaping, food, technology, etc.

The meetings are free and run weekly for up to 90 minutes. Our meetings are generally small with up to 8 people, allowing time to tailor a plan specific for you and your week ahead. 

Each meeting is guided by a trained facilitator, and group members participate using a combination of video, voice, and text chat (using the chat box feature). Please notify your facilitator if you wish to remain off camera, as some meetings are able to cater for this, however this is at the discretion of the facilitator based on the needs of the group.

Attendance records are available for those needing this for court reasons. 

What to expect:
- Goal setting: Set your own achievable plan for the week ahead
- Focus is on the problem behaviour and not on the substance/activity itself 
- Concentrate on the present and future, not on the past (no life stories!)
- Discussion of tools and techniques to support you with your individual goals

- Share your ideas with others in the group, your experience can help others

You can register for individual online meetings below and you will receive a confirmation email and/or other notices relating to this meeting.

Please choose only one meeting to attend.
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