[Video] Facilitator Spotlight – Rick Kuplinski

After a few stops and starts in his recovery, Rick Kuplinski is well into his recovery journey using the SMART Recovery tools and resources available. He has also created a few of his own tools that he uses during his meetings. Rick’s mantra of Head. Heart. Feet. keeps his participants engaged with meaningful thoughts and takeaways after each meeting.

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The DIBS tool

The CBA tool

The Fletcher Group initiative

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