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SMART Recovery® meetings listed below are OPEN to the public, and are usually 90 minutes long. Meetings are listed alphabetically by city name and are linked to a page with the meeting's details.

For the full list including closed meetings click the following link: SMART Recovery Local Meetings Page.

General information about SMART meetings can be found below the list (click here).
City State Day Time
Amherst MA Tuesday 7:00 PM
Arlington MA Tuesday 7:00 to 8:30 PM
Athol MA 1st & 3rd Saturday 10:00 AM
Attleboro MA Monday 7:00 to 8:00 PM
Augusta ME Wednesday 6:00 to 7:30 PM
Bangor ME Tuesday 6:00 to 7:30 PM
Belmont MA Monday 7:00 to 8:30 PM
Belmont MA Thursday 7:00 to 8:30 PM
Belmont MA Saturday 4:30 to 6:00 PM
- Family & Friends
MA Saturday 4:30 to 6:00 PM
Boston MA Thursday 5:30 to 7:00 PM
Boston/Jamaica Plain MA Tuesday Night 7:00 to 9:00 PM
Burlington MA Sunday 7:00 to 8:30 PM
Burlington MA Wednesday 7:00 to 8:30 PM
No meeting 1/29
VT Sunday 5:00 to 6:30 PM
Cambridge MA Sunday 5:00 to 6:30 PM
- Facilitator Training
MA Every 2nd Saturday 9:30 to 12:30 PM
Concord MA Sunday 6:30 to 8:00 PM
Concord MA Monday 7:00 to 9:00 PM
TWO simultaneous meetings
MA Friday 7:00 to 8:30 PM
Concord NH Monday 12:00 to 1:00 PM
Dracut MA Thursday 7:00 to 8:30 PM
East Falmouth MA Monday 5:30 to 7:00 PM
Everett MA Tuesday 6:00 to 7:30 PM
Exeter NH Wednesday 6:00 to 7:00 PM
Fitchburg MA Thursday 7:00 to 8:30 PM
Lowell MA Tuesday 6:30 to 8:00 PM
Haverhill MA Monday 5:30 to 6:30 PM
Great Barrington MA Monday 7:30 PM
Holliston MA Tuesday 6:30 to 8:00 PM
Holliston MA Friday 8:30 to 10:00 AM
Lynn MA Wednesday 6:00 to 7:30 PM
Lowell MA Wednesday 6:30 to 8:00 PM
Malden MA Friday 12:00 to 1:30 PM
Manchester NH Tuesday 7:00 to 8:30 PM
- Family & Friends
NH Tuesday 7:00 to 8:30 PM
Nantucket MA Friday 7:00 to 8:00 PM
Nashua NH Friday 5:30 to 7:00 PM
New Haven CT Wednesday 7:00 to 8:00 PM
New Haven CT Saturday 10:15 to 11:45 AM
Newburyport MA Friday 6:00 to 7:00 PM
Newton MA Tuesday 7:30 to 9:00 PM
Northampton MA Thursday 7:00 to 8:30 PM
Plymouth MA Wednesday 7:30 to 9:00 PM
Portland ME Thursday 3:30 to 4:30 PM
Providence RI Thursday 7:00 to 8:30 PM
Quincy MA Thursday 12:00 to 1:30 PM
Salem MA Tuesday 7:00 to 8:30 PM
Salem MA Saturday 7:00 to 8:30 PM
Waltham MA Thursday 11:30 to 12:30 AM
Warwick RI Tuesday 7:00 to 8:00 PM
Worcester MA Monday 7:00 to 8:30 PM
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More information about a meeting:

The groups of attendees per meeting are relatively small allowing for interactive discussion. We get mutual support as well as the use of science based methods and tools. The focus of a meeting is on learning more about this problem and how to; increase your motivation to abstain, handle urges without acting on them, develop new ways of coping with problems, and create a healthy, positive lifestyle. In other words to change to a better way of living life. The focus is on solutions. You do not need to contact the facilitator or register prior to attending; you are welcome to just show up.

There are three simple ground rules:

  1. Confidentiality—who is at a meeting and what is said is held confidential. In other words, what you hear and who you see in the room stays in the room.
  2. When you speak about yourself, try to be open and honest.
  3. When you comment or give feedback to others, try to be supportive and helpful. Be kind and compassionate. Avoid giving advice and instead share your story or information which helped you.

SMART Recovery (SR) doesn't suggest a lifetime commitment to meetings. People who are satisfied with the positive changes that they have made, and who can handle life's problems rationally, are encouraged to pursue their other goals, and to enjoy the real satisfaction that life offers. Of course SR is always here should you need extra support at any time.

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SMART Recovery Online (worldwide website)

Please visit for further information and recovery resources. What follows is a brief introduction to some of those resources.

Online Meetings:

There are also online meetings available here: Online Meetings. Follow the instructions on that page to register. Once you receive confirmation of registration you can attend an online meeting.

SMART Recovery Online Forum:

For message boards, etc., you can visit the SMART Recovery Online Forum. There you can register for SMART Online and then post when you receive confirmation. While waiting you can read what is currently posted.

24/7 Chat:

Also, there is a 24/7 chatroom available where you can go to discuss your problem at any time. To enter on a computer:

1. On the Forum page click the SMART CHAT & ONLINE MEETINGS menu.
2. Click Enter Chat Meeting Rooms Directly.
3. When the chat program and page open click SMART Recovery 24/7 Chat. to enter the room.