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SMART Recovery® Podcasts

Oct 26, 2020

Kevin Minnick is the SMART Recovery Regional Coordinator for Indiana. He is also a probation officer for Hancock County. 

In this podcast, Kevin talks about: 

  • How being a professional golfer paid for his master’s degree in counseling 
  • Seeing an ad for SMART Recovery in an underground newspaper in the 1990s 
  • How...


Oct 7, 2020

Peter Finger is a SMART Recovery Regional Coordinator in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He is also an advocate for the drug courts in his state. 

In this podcast, Peter talks about:

  • Why partying like Frank Sinatra was the way his family coped with issues
  • What caused tremendous anxiety during childhood and carried into his...


Sep 28, 2020

The SMART Community had the opportunity to hear from Board President Bill Greer and Executive Director Mark Ruth as they shared their perspectives on what the SMART community has accomplished in 2020 and where they are headed in 2021.  


Aug 27, 2020

In the United States Army, he was an E-4 Specialist with the 42 INF Div., serving in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.  As a private person, Michael Hooper was a man struggling with alcohol abuse and depression.  He didn’t know where to get help until he called the Veteran’s Crisis Hotline.  From there Michael was introduced to...


Jul 29, 2020

Growing up, Betty Jacobs knew her family and the community would not be open and accepting of her sexual orientation, so she hid her true identity.  She followed the “normal” route and got married and had children because being a mom was something she always wanted.  But there was more to Betty that people needed to...