Pete Rubinas found SMART Recovery when he observed someone close to him transforming their life using SMART tools and techniques. That led Pete to examine his own relationship with alcohol, and he decided to build a new balanced alcohol-free life without it with the help of fellow meeting participants.
As part of giving back to a program that helped him live his best life, Pete started facilitating regular SMART Recovery meetings before helping to found the first local SMART Family & Friends meetings in the Triangle region of North Carolina. He’s gone on to become the SMART Regional Coordinator for North Carolina, supporting other facilitators around the state as they strive to provide compassionate support to those struggling with an addictive behavior.
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