Is SMART Choices the Same as Substance Use Treatment or Therapy?

No. SMART Choices is not a replacement for substance use treatment or therapy. If an adolescent needs substance use treatment or therapy, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration offers a treatment locator.

What Insurances Cover SMART Choices?

Families do not need health insurance to participate in SMART Choices. SMART Choices is free for adolescents and their parents or caregivers who live in western Pennsylvania and have substance use concerns.

When Can I Call for SMART Choices Family Support?

To speak with someone from SMART Choices, call 1-844-972-8477, Monday – Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Outside of business hours, families can leave a message and will receive a call back the next business day.