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1. Are you a volunteer for SMART Recovery?
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Yes
27.5%237
No
72.5%624

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2. In what roles do you serve as a volunteer for SMART Recovery ... (choose all that apply)
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As a Regional Coordinator
7.6%17
As a facilitator for online meeting(s)
11.7%26
As a facilitator for face-to-face meeting(s)
74.4%166
As a meeting helper (online or F2F)
12.1%27
In the online Chat Room (in an "official" capacity)
5.8%13
As a Volunteer Advisor
11.2%25
On any of the message boards / forums (in an "official" capacity)
6.3%14
On special committees or projects
13.5%30
In any local "outreach" efforts
12.6%28
Other/explain any "outreach" (please specify)
 
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3. Are you a SMART Recovery Participant?
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Yes
70.3%585
No
29.7%247

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4. In an average week, you attend ...
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SMART's online AND face-to-face meetings
7.2%42
SMART's online meetings only
24.6%143
SMART's face-to-face meetings only
35.1%204
No SMART meetings
33.0%192

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5. How often do you attend SMART ONLINE meetings (usually, or on average)?
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More than 3X a week
7.0%26
3X a week
4.6%17
2X a week
7.0%26
1X a week
15.0%56
2-3X a month
8.0%30
1X a month
7.0%26
Less often than 1X a month
11.5%43
Never
39.9%149

6. How often do you attend SMART FACE-2-FACE meetings (usually, or on average)? Remember, this is as a "regular" or "traditional" participant, not as a facilitator or other volunteer.
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More than 3X a week
1.1%4
3X a week
2.2%8
2X a week
10.2%38
1X a week
31.0%115
2-3X a month
8.6%32
1X a month
7.0%26
Less often than 1X a month
7.8%29
Never
32.1%119

7. Which type of meeting do you attend most often?
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Face-to-Face Meetings
58.5%217
Online Meetings
41.5%154

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8. Thinking about the FACE-TO-FACE meetings you attend, how would you rate the facilitator on the following factors? If the facilitator varies (or changes week to week), rate as an average.
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Knowledge about SMART program57.9% (117)28.2% (57)11.9% (24)1.5% (3)0.5% (1)202
Patience with participants60.0% (123)29.8% (61)8.8% (18)1.5% (3)0.0% (0)205
Skills guiding the discussion40.6% (82)39.1% (79)13.4% (27)5.9% (12)1.0% (2)202
Ability to keep group on track39.4% (80)40.4% (82)15.3% (31)4.4% (9)0.5% (1)203
Dealing with disruptive comments40.5% (81)30.5% (61)22.5% (45)6.5% (13)0.0% (0)200
Creativity presenting / using tools31.0% (62)33.0% (66)22.5% (45)12.0% (24)1.5% (3)200

9. Thinking about the FACE to FACE meetings you attend, SMART Recovery "tools" (such as the CBA, ABC's, etc.) are regularly used ...
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Strongly agree
39.4%82
Agree
47.6%99
Disagree
11.5%24
Strongly disagree
1.4%3

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10. Thinking about the ONLINE meetings you attend, how would you rate the facilitator on the following factors? If the facilitator varies (or changes week to week), rate as an average.
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Knowledge about SMART program64.0% (87)26.5% (36)6.6% (9)2.9% (4)0.0% (0)136
Patience with participants60.6% (83)29.2% (40)7.3% (10)2.2% (3)0.7% (1)137
Skills guiding the discussion48.9% (66)28.1% (38)19.3% (26)3.0% (4)0.7% (1)135
Ability to keep group on track41.3% (57)37.0% (51)19.6% (27)0.7% (1)1.4% (2)138
Dealing with disruptive comments39.3% (53)32.6% (44)19.3% (26)7.4% (10)1.5% (2)135
Creativity presenting / using tools41.6% (57)37.2% (51)18.2% (25)1.5% (2)1.5% (2)137

11. Thinking about the ONLINE meetings you attend, SMART Recovery "tools" (such as the CBA, ABC's, etc.) are regularly used ...
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Strongly agree
59.9%85
Agree
39.4%56
Disagree
0.7%1
Strongly disagree 0.0%0

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12. Are you currently in recovery?
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Yes
75.8%591
No
24.2%189

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13. How long have you been continuously abstinent from your primary addictions (substance or behavior)?
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Less than 1 month
17.8%93
1 to three months
9.8%51
3 to six months
11.5%60
6 months to 1 year
9.0%47
1 year to 5 years
33.3%174
More than 5 years
18.6%97

14. What is the primary substance/activity you are seeking help for in SMART?
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Alcohol
70.7%367
Other Drugs, including prescription medications
18.5%96
Behavioral addictions
10.8%56

15. Overall, to what extent is SMART's program a resource for you in your recovery process?
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It's an excellent resource
57.5%299
It's a very good resource
22.3%116
It's a good resource
12.3%64
It's a fair resource
6.3%33
It's a poor resource
1.5%8

16. Which of the stages of change do you consider yourself to be in at this point in time?
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Pre-Contemplation (may include required meeting attendance or "just checking it out")
1.5%8
Contemplative (may include required meeting attendance; may still be undecided or unmotivated about changing behavior)
1.5%8
Determination & Preparation (aware and accepting of need to change behavior and figuring out how to do it)
9.6%50
Action (seriously working to change behavior)
21.4%111
Maintenance (actively using relapse prevention methods; may be working on other problems or lifestyle balance)
46.8%243
Independence (total abstinence from destructive behavior) or Program "Graduation" (abstinent and no longer participating or attending meetings regularly)
19.1%99

17. What tools, devices, activities, etc., beyond what SMART provides through its website and meetings, do you regularly use to abstain or otherwise meet your recovery goals?
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Books and other published/recorded material
64.9%329
Personal journaling
29.6%150
Personal blog
5.1%26
Other people's blogs or personal websites
16.0%81
Other organizations' websites
21.3%108
Hobbies/activities of personal interest ("VACI")
61.1%310
Meditation / mindfulness
59.2%300
Religion or spirituality
31.0%157
Any others (please specify) or clarification of items selected above
 
34.5%175

18. While using SMART Recovery for your personal recovery, please rate the importance of these aspects of SMART Recovery.
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The website (www.smartrecovery.org)36.1% (180)25.1% (125)23.1% (115)8.8% (44)6.8% (34)498
The SMART Recovery Handbook30.2% (146)29.5% (143)20.5% (99)10.7% (52)9.1% (44)484
The SMART Recovery Tools46.7% (230)32.3% (159)13.0% (64)5.7% (28)2.2% (11)492
The 4-Point Program40.2% (196)31.8% (155)15.6% (76)8.0% (39)4.3% (21)487
Realizing that I have "the power of choice"75.9% (378)16.3% (81)5.8% (29)0.6% (3)1.4% (7)498

19. While using SMART Recovery for your personal recovery, please rate the importance of these aspects of the SMART Recovery MEETINGS.
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Tool discussions in meetings (online or face to face)42.8% (207)33.1% (160)15.1% (73)5.8% (28)3.3% (16)484
Other discussions in meetings34.5% (164)37.8% (180)17.0% (81)7.4% (35)3.4% (16)476
Just being in meetings39.0% (187)31.5% (151)15.8% (76)10.0% (48)3.8% (18)480
Talking about myself in meetings20.5% (98)24.2% (116)30.1% (144)17.5% (84)7.7% (37)479
The relationships I have made in SMART Recovery23.2% (110)27.0% (128)26.8% (127)14.3% (68)8.6% (41)474

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20. How long have you been participating in or with the SMART Recovery program? (even if you are not "in recovery" yourself)
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Less than 1 month
9.0%59
1-3 months
10.4%68
3-6 months
10.9%71
6-11 months
12.4%81
1 year - 1.5 years
13.3%87
1.5 - 2 years
9.0%59
2 - 3 years
10.4%68
3 - 5 years
11.0%72
5 or more years
13.5%88

21. How did you originally find out about SMART Recovery? (choose as many as apply)
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Online search
44.4%294
Treatment program (in-patient or out-patient)
19.5%129
Counselor or therapist
18.6%123
Legal system (court, attorney, law enforcement, etc.)
1.5%10
Friend or family member
13.7%91
Mention in a non-SMART website or article online
6.2%41
A recovery-oriented book
6.2%41
Newspaper article, listing, or ad
2.1%14
Other advertising (brochure, business card, flyer, etc.)
1.4%9
Special event/Expo (including health fair)
1.2%8
Other (please specify)
 
12.4%82

22. In the past 30 days, how many times have you been online with SMART Recovery? (Online facilitators and other volunteers: Exclude those designated time periods)
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Please enter a specific number
 
 9.445,825617

23. Which of the following do you typically do in an average 30-day period with SMART online? (choose as many as apply; again, volunteers, exclude the activities you would do in that capacity)
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Attend SMART Special Events/Webinars
15.8%78
Attend meeting(s)
40.4%199
Participate in the Chat Room
28.4%140
Read and/or participate in message board forums and threads
44.4%219
Read the SMART Facebook Page
17.8%88
Follow SMART Recovery Twitter
4.5%22
Listen to SMART Podcasts
19.5%96
Read the SMART blog
23.9%118
Read and/or print website resource documents, articles, etc.
54.0%266
Facilitate or otherwise regularly volunteer (online)
11.4%56
Something else (please specify)
 
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24. Do you own the SMART Recovery Handbook?
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Yes
67.7%454
No
21.6%145
No, I was not aware there was a handbook
10.7%72

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25. How much of the SMART Recovery Handbook have you read?
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Most or all of it (75%-100%)
70.9%322
Some of it (26-74%)
18.3%83
Very little of it (1-25%)
9.7%44
None of it
1.1%5

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26. If you attend face-2-face meetings, is the handbook ... (DO NOT ANSWER IF YOU DO NOT ATTEND FACE-TO-FACE MEETINGS.)
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Used during the meeting by the facilitator65.9% (182)27.5% (76)6.5% (18)276
Used during the meeting by participants other than you51.7% (135)35.2% (92)13.0% (34)261
Sold or available for purchase at/after the meeting74.4% (198)20.3% (54)5.3% (14)266

27. How would you rate the Handbook on the following ...
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Overall usefulness46.4% (196)36.7% (155)13.0% (55)2.8% (12)0.9% (4)0.0% (0)422
How easy it is to read49.0% (203)35.5% (147)12.3% (51)2.4% (10)0.7% (3)0.0% (0)414
How easy it is to understand46.2% (191)37.5% (155)13.6% (56)2.7% (11)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)413

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28. Which of the following tools have you used ...
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Change Plan Worksheet51.2% (277)17.0% (92)27.4% (148)7.4% (40)28.8% (156)541
ABC's/REBT72.8% (432)23.1% (137)29.7% (176)9.1% (54)14.5% (86)593
Brainstorming51.5% (275)23.0% (123)29.4% (157)8.2% (44)26.6% (142)534
Cost-Benefit Analysis (CBA)70.5% (406)23.3% (134)30.6% (176)8.7% (50)14.2% (82)576
DiSARM49.1% (255)16.6% (86)25.2% (131)5.8% (30)37.2% (193)519
Goal-Setting Worksheet56.1% (309)17.2% (95)24.0% (132)8.0% (44)27.6% (152)551

29. And, which of these have you used ...
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Role Play/ Rehearsal26.0% (129)17.3% (86)20.2% (100)6.7% (33)53.8% (267)496
Urge Log30.3% (152)13.0% (65)22.0% (110)4.8% (24)49.7% (249)501
DiBs (Disputing Irrational Beliefs)64.7% (358)21.7% (120)28.4% (157)7.6% (42)21.7% (120)553
Unconditional Self-Acceptance (USA)60.1% (335)18.9% (105)25.0% (139)7.5% (42)27.5% (153)557
Hierarchy of Values61.5% (343)18.8% (105)26.7% (149)7.2% (40)23.7% (132)558

30. In addition to SMART Recovery, which of the following programs do you personally participate in or utilize in any way? (choose all that apply)
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No other program
40.5%240
AA / NA or other 12-step programs
32.4%192
Secular Organizations for Sobriety ("SOS" or "Save Our Selves")
3.5%21
Women for Sobriety
5.7%34
LifeRing
4.6%27
Faith/religious/spiritually-based program
10.5%62
Independent, "intense" outpatient treatment program
10.1%60
Inpatient treatment program (select only if in now)
1.9%11
Al-Anon or Nar-Anon (for family, friends, "significant others")
4.9%29
SMART's "Concerned Significant Others"/Family & Friends online meeting
3.7%22
Other (please specify)
 
17.2%102

31. "News & Views" is the quarterly newsletter for SMART Recovery. Thinking of an average issue, how much of it do you read?
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All or virtually all of it
17.0%103
Most of it
19.8%120
Some of it
15.3%93
A little of it
10.2%62
None or virtually none of it
37.7%229

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32. How would you rate "News & Views" on the following ...
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Overall usefulness21.5% (76)37.9% (134)31.1% (110)7.1% (25)0.3% (1)2.3% (8)354
How easy it is to read ("legibility")29.2% (102)40.4% (141)23.8% (83)4.6% (16)0.3% (1)1.7% (6)349
How easy it is to understand29.8% (105)42.0% (148)23.6% (83)2.8% (10)0.0% (0)1.7% (6)352
Depth of information provided22.5% (78)36.0% (125)30.3% (105)8.6% (30)0.9% (3)1.7% (6)347
Variety of information provided21.7% (76)37.4% (131)30.0% (105)8.6% (30)0.3% (1)2.0% (7)350

33. What changes, if any, would you like made to "News & Views"?
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34. Are you currently mandated or required by the legal system to attend support group meetings?
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No
94.9%597
Yes, and SMART is accepted
4.3%27
Yes, but SMART is NOT accepted
0.8%5

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35. Please provide your State and County to help SMART verify where SMART meetings are accepted.
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State:
 
95.7%22
County:
 
87.0%20

36. Where have you lived most of the past year (since January 1)?
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USA
80.4%500
Canada
6.9%43
Australia
2.6%16
UK
6.4%40
Europe
0.6%4
Scandanavia
0.2%1
Elsewhere (please specify)
 
2.9%18

37. Is there a SMART face-to-face meeting within 50 miles of where you work or live?
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No
19.1%119
Yes
69.8%435
Not sure
11.1%69

38. Which racial and/or ethnic group best describes you?
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Caucasian / White
90.7%558
Spanish, Hispanic, or Latino
2.8%17
African-American / Black
2.1%13
Asian-American
0.2%1
Asian (non-American)
0.7%4
American Indian or Alaskan Native
0.7%4
Multiple racial or ethnic groups
1.1%7
Other description of your choice (please specify)
 
1.8%11

39. Which group contains your age?
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Under age 20 0.0%0
20-29
4.0%25
30-39
12.7%79
40-49
23.2%144
50-59
35.6%221
60-69
20.0%124
70 or older
4.4%27

40. You are ...
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Male
54.3%334
Female
45.4%279
Transgendered
0.3%2

41. What is your highest level of education?
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High school graduate (including GED) or less
6.3%39
Some college, no degree
17.1%106
Trade or vocational school/certification
6.0%37
Associate degree
7.1%44
Bachelor degree
29.5%183
Master degree
17.7%110
Professional license or certification in recovery field
3.4%21
Doctoral degree (such as PhD, EdD, etc.)
3.5%22
Professional degree (such as JD, MD, DDS, etc.)
6.0%37
Any other (please specify)
 
3.4%21

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42. Would you be willing to participating in a follow-up survey (prior to the 2014 Annual Survey) if additonal information would be helpful to SMART?
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Yes
88.1%539
No
11.9%73

43. Please add anything else regarding SMART Recovery in the box below. Remember, you may enter any comments on any SMART-related subject as desired.
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 211

44. If you would like to be contacted by SMART based on your comments above or for future surveys, please provide your email address in the space provided.
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Response
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Email Address:
 
100.0%326

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