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Above and Beyond Recovery Center

Above and Beyond Recovery Center

SMART Recovery Chicago

Support group for individuals who have chosen to abstain or are considering abstinence from any type of addictive behavior and their loved ones.

Services Offered

Addictions Counseling • Support Groups • Substance Use


SMART Recovery provides support to individuals who have chosen to abstain, or are considering abstinence from any type of addictive behaviors (substances or activities), by teaching how to change self-defeating thinking, emotions, and actions; and to work towards long-term satisfactions and quality of life.

The SMART Recovery® 4-Point Program® employs a variety of tools and techniques to help individuals gain independence from addiction and addictive behaviors. Participants are encouraged to learn how to use each tool and to practice the tools and techniques as they progress toward Point 4 of the program — achieving lifestyle balance and leading a fulfilling and healthy life. These tools include:

– Stages of Change
– Change Plan Worksheet
– Cost/Benefit Analysis (Decision Making Worksheet)
– ABCs of REBT for Urge Coping
– ABCs of REBT for Emotional Upsets
– DISARM (Destructive Images and Self-talk Awareness & Refusal Method)
– Hierarchy of Values
– Brainstorming
– Role-playing and Rehearsing
– USA (Unconditional Self-Acceptance)


2942 W Lake St., Chicago, IL 60612 41.8843932 -87.7006797

Service Options

Languages Spoken

  • English



  • This service is free


  • Adults accepted
  • Seniors accepted

How to Apply

Groups meet daily. For more information, contact the meeting facilitator at 773-940-2960 or