Newtown Youth and Family Services

Substance Abuse

VIRTUAL RECOVERY PROGRAMS

Alcoholics Anonymous: Offers online support http://aa-intergroup.org/ 

Cocaine Anonymous: Offers online support and services https://www.ca-online.org/  

LifeRing: LifeRing Secular Recovery offers online support https://www.lifering.org/online-meetings 

In The Rooms - Online Recovery Meetings: Provides online support through live meetings and discussion groups https://www.intherooms.com/home/  

Marijuana Anonymous: Offers virtual support https://ma-online.org 

Narcotics Anonymous: Offers a variety of online and skype meeting options https://www.na.org/meetingsearch/  

Reddit Recovery: Offers a virtual hang out and support during recovery https://www.reddit.com/r/REDDITORSINRECOVERY/   

Refuge Recovery: Provides online and virtual support http://bit.ly/refuge-recovery1  

Self-Management and Recovery Training (SMART) Recovery: Offers global community of mutual-support groups, forums including a chat room and message board https://www.smartrecovery.org/community/  

SoberCity: Offers an online support and recovery community https://www.soberocity.com/  

Sobergrid: Offers an online platform to help anyone get sober and stay sober https://www.sobergrid.com/  

Soberistas: Provides a women-only international online recovery community https://soberistas.com/  

Sober Recovery: Provides an online forum for those in recovery and their friends and family https://www.soberrecovery.com/forums/  

We Connect Recovery: Provides daily online recovery groups for those with substance use and mental illness https://www.weconnectrecovery.com/free-online-support-meetings  

Unity Recovery + WEconnect + Alano Club: Providing daily virtual meeting for those in recovery and for their family members https://unityrecovery.org/digital-recovery-meetings  

RECOVERY RESOURCES AND SUPPORTS

The National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI) HelpLine Coronavirus Information and Resources Guide http://bit.ly/NAMIresource  

Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation contains online support meetings, blogs, mobile apps, social media groups, and movie suggestions, including the online support community, The Daily Pledge: https://www.hazeldenbettyford.org/recovery/tools/daily-pledge and “Tips for Staying Connected and Safeguarding Your Addiction Recovery”: http://bit.ly/HBF-Tips  

Shatterproof: “How I’m Coping with COVID-19 and Social Isolation as a Person in Long-Term Recovery” provides helpful suggestions http://bit.ly/shatterproof-coping  

The Chopra Center: “Anxious About the Coronavirus? Here Are Eight Practical Tips on How to Stay Calm and Support Your Immune System.” http://bit.ly/Chopra-calm