There are many options to continue your recovery with support and attend meetings (yet avoid face-to-face contact) during the period of COVID-19 and Social Distancing.
(NOTE: There may be duplication/deletions/changes to the links provided below as they came from multiple sources. Mainly, it is our hope that you find the support that you need at this time.)
Below are links to information about local meeting closures/cancellations:
These links are provided for individuals looking for online 12 step/recovery groups during the quarantine. Individuals can also contact their local meeting host to see what specific accommodations have been made to meet remotely.
NOTE: If you know of anyone who is experiencing a medical emergency due to overdose or withdrawal, please direct or accompany them to the nearest emergency department.
RecoverySpeakers.com – Recovery Community
COMMUNITY, RESOURCES, AND SOLUTIONS FOR THOSE RECOVERING FROM ALCOHOLISM OR DRUG ADDICTION
Narcotics Anonymous – Online Recovery Meeting Schedule – Meetings at NA-Recovery are held at 10 PM Eastern USA time, 7 days per week. Select a meeting by topic.
aaonlinemeeting.net/ – an English speaking, Skype based online Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meeting.
AA – Online Intergroup, Online Meetings Directory – email, chat, audio, and phone options.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) offers a tip sheet of Virtual Recovery Resources.
Digital All Recovery Meetings
7 days a week
9am, 12pm, 3 pm, and 9pm EST
WEconnect and Unity Recovery are partnering together to offer 4x daily all recovery meetings to anyone in or seeking recovery. Meetings will follow an open format.
Join directly by navigating to unityrecovery.zoom.us/my/allrecovery in your browser or from your smartphone.
Many organizations are offering online meetings while social distancing is being recommended.
Chronic Pain Anonymous
Video Chat Meetings
LifeRing Secular Recovery
SAFE Campuses Collegiate Recovery Leadership Academy
Virtual Collegiate All-Recovery Meetings
Daily Online Meetings and Forums
Center for Motivation and Change
The Beyond Addiction Show
Hazelden Betty Ford
Let’s Talk: Addiction and Recovery Podcasts
My Child & Addiction
A Parent-to-Parent Podcast
Pennsylvania Public Media
Battling Opioids Podcast
Recovery Rocks Podcast
Other online resources
RecoveryLink is an online platform where you can search daily recovery meetings, physical activities, meditations, and more via your smartphone or computer.
Addiction Policy Forum’s Connections App will help connect you with trained counselors and peers, access e-therapy, and more.
WEconnect app helps with scheduling routines to stay active in recovery.
This Shatterproof blog provides helpful suggestions to keep your recovery a priority during social distancing.