ONLINE RECOVERY MEETINGS & RESOURCES
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Online Meetings & Support:
In The Rooms – For meetings, this is where I would start. With over 130 meetings each week, which include multiple pathways to recovery, there is something for everyone. Meetings for all 12 Step, Non-12 Step, Wellness and Mental Health, and more. They can even provide meeting confirmations if needed.
Alcoholics Anonymous – multiple types of AA meetings or AA Phone Meetings
The Daily Pledge – several meetings a day. Can provide meeting confirmations.
The Herren Project provides recovery meetings every night at 7:30pm.
LGBTQ+ Online Recovery Meetings or check out AA’s LGBTQ meetings
Life Recovery – (uses the Life Recovery Bible) has online groups open to everyone
McShin Foundation – podcasts and video meetings from Richmond based McShin.
Medication Assisted Recovery Anonymous – several meetings a week.
Narcotics Anonymous: Virtual NA or NA Chatroom – Both have several meetings a day
Refuge Recovery – a buddhist-oriented recovery program offers online meetings, guided meditations, and other resources
RU Recovery Ministries – faith based virtual meetings
SMART Recovery – science-based, self-empowered meetings. Some meetings confirmed.
Unity Recovery – five meetings a day. Can provide meeting confirmations.
Women for Sobriety – non 12 step 24/7 message board, chat meetings
Heart of the Matter a space to open up about substance use and mental health
Joe & Charlie Big Book Comes Alive (AA)
McShin Foundation new podcasts from our friends at McShin
This Naked Mind alcohol primary focus
Recovery Elevator alcohol primary focus
Sobercast AA speaker meetings and workshops in podcast format
Sober Girl’s Guide sobriety, mental health, self development
That Sober Guy drug, alcohol & other addictions, mental health
AA Big Book
The Calm App for stress, anxiety
Celebrate Recovery faith based
Connections clinical and peer support, resource library
Recovery Devotionals faith based
7 Cups of Tea emotional support
Misc. Online Resources:
Listen to the Big Book (AA)
Read the Big Book (AA)
Listen to AA Speakers
Listen to the Basic Text (NA)
Read the Basic Text (NA)
Recovery Today Magazine – free online magazine offering stories of hope
Harm Reduction Resources:
Get Narcan (Naloxone) the opioid overdose reversal drug sent to you in the mail by The Chris Atwood Foundation. Watch a short instructional video then fill out the confidential request form. Can only be shipped to addresses in Virginia.
The Harm Reduction Coalition has provided COVID-19 Guidance for people who use drugs and harm reduction programs.
Never Use Alone 1-800-484-3731 Provides a life saving point of contact for people who use drugs and are there to help in the event of an overdose.
Don’t forget your Mental & Physical Health:
The Phoenix is a free sober active community gym that inspires people in recovery to rise from the ashes of addiction by fostering healing through fitness and community with the support of those who are walking that very same path. They have a huge variety of free classes available to anyone that can be found HERE.
Planet Fitness is offering free daily workout videos on their facebook page.
ROCovery Fitness is a supportive community of physically active SOBER individuals that provides multiple free workouts every day. Videos are posted on their Facebook page or their website.
Yoga of 12 Step Recovery (Y12SR) for people recovering from all manifestations of addiction, from behavioral addictions to substance abuse.
Yoga for Recovery is free and open to people in recovery, their family, and allies. Classes Mon & Fri 11am.
Daily Calm: 10 minute meditations
A little Nature Therapy
Learn to do a Body Scan Meditation to help with relaxation and sleep
10 minute Yoga flows to start or end your day
Faith Based Guided Prayers & Meditations
Anxiety Support – peer-to-peer support group for those coping with various anxiety disorders
HELPLINES & HOTLINES
RRCSB 24hr Crisis Hotline (Local)
Peer2Peer 24hr Warmline
First Responders HERO Peer Warmline
Text 24hr Crisis Line
text “home” to 741741
Substance Abuse Hotline
Never Use Alone
National Youth Crisis Hotline
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Hispanic Lifeline/ Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio
Veterans Crisis Line
1-800-273-8255 press 1 or text 838255
LGBTQ Trevor Project Lifeline
Mental Health America of VA
Deaf or Hard of Hearing Lifeline
TTY: dial 711 then 1-800-273-8255
Disaster Distress Hotline (including public health emergencies)
1-800-985-5990 or text “TalkWithUs” to 66746
Live Chat services available through Lifeline Chat