Kenneth Young Center provides cost-free, SMART Recovery meetings! In light of COVID-19, all KYC SMART meetings are available on Zoom video conferencing. Click here to learn more.
- General Adults (ages 18 and over) Saturdays from 10 – 11:30a
- Youth (ages 17 and under) Thursdays from 4:30 – 6p
- LGBTQ+ Adults (ages 18 and over) Thursdays from 6:30 – 8p
Each meeting is free and takes place at 650 E. Algonquin Rd. Suite 104 Schaumburg, IL 60107
SMART Recovery meetings are peer-led support groups for those in recovery from addictive behaviors, including substance use. Meetings are part discussion, part educational, incorporating tools of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) and motivational interviewing. Meetings are cost-free and non-religiously affiliated. SMART Recovery Online offers 24⁄7 chat rooms, daily online meetings, and a message board.
Narcotics Anonymous (Find Meetings Near You)
Narcotics Anonymous (NA) meetings are 12-step groups for people in recovery from misusing narcotics. Meetings are based on spiritual principles and consist of group readings from NA literature as well as group sharing. NA members are highly encouraged to find sponsors within the group — another person in recovery who can serve as a support system for them.
Reddit Recovery (View Forum)
Reddit is a digital social forum which anonymous, registered members can submit content to the site such as links, text posts, and images, which are then voted up or down by other members. The Reddit Recovery page is a community of members who discuss recovery-related topics.
Refuge Recovery (RR) meetings consist of meditation, reading Refuge Recovery literature, and group sharing. RR is based on non-religious Buddhist principles and does not require a belief in God or a higher power.
Talking Circle (Find Meetings Near You)
Talking Circle is part of Trickster Art Gallery programming. Led by Angel Salas, this group explores topics of health, recovery, veterans, family, and other general group discussion topics.
Looking for a sober community? Create a profile (anonymous or otherwise) on Sobergrid and get connected to a Facebook-like network of other people attaining sobriety. Share posts, pictures, personal messages and even join private groups with others on this app.