While face to face meetings and remaining socially connected to others remains important during recovery, there are still plenty of virtual recovery resources to aid in your journey.

Virtual Recovery Programs

  • Alcoholics Anonymous: Offers online support through video conferencing, phone conferencing, message boards, email and chatrooms at aa-intergroup.org
  • Cocaine Anonymous: Offers online support and services through email and voice meeting at ca-online.org
  • LifeRing: LifeRing Secular Recovery offers online support through Zoom meetings and texting services at Lifering.org/online-meetings
  • In The Rooms – Online Recovery Meetings: Provides online support through live meetings and discussion groups through desktop and mobile at intherooms.com/home/
  • Marijuana Anonymous: Offers virtual support through chatrooms and meetings at ma-online.org
  • Narcotics Anonymous: Offers a variety of online and Skype meeting options at NA.org/meetingsearch
  • Reddit Recovery: Offers a virtual hangout and support through discussion at reddit.com/r/RedditorsInRecovery
  • Refuge Recovery: Provides online meetings at refugerecovery.org/meetings
  • Self-Management and Recovery Training (SMART) Recovery: Offers global community of mutual-support groups, forums including a chatroom and message board at smartrecovery.org/community/
  • SoberCity: Offers an online support and recovery community at SoberCity.com
  • Sobergrid: Offers a large mobile sober community to help anyone get sober or stay sober at SoberGrid.com
  • Soberistas: Provides a women-only international online recovery community through forum discussions at Soberistas.com
  • Sober Recovery: Provides an online forum for those in recovery and their friends and family at SoberRecovery.com/forums/
  • We Connect Recovery: Provides daily online recovery groups for those with substance use and mental illness at WeConnectRecovery.com/
  • Unity Recovery + WEconnect + Alano Club: Provides daily virtual meetings for those in recovery and their family members at UnityRecovery.org


Local Help in Alabama

  • Vital Alabama: Improving wellness in Alabama. Visit them at VitalAlabama.com
  • Alabama Department of Mental Health: Call toll-free at 1-800-367-0955 or visit at MH.Alabama.gov
  • Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH): Call toll-free at 1-800-252-1818 or visit at AlabamaPublicHealth.gov
  • Recovery Organization of Support Specialists (ROSS): Call at 205-848-2112 or visit at RossHelpLine4U.org


Other Helpful Resources & Hotlines

SAMHSA’s National Helpline

24/7265 Referral and Information Service in English and Spanish
Toll-Free: 1-800-662-HELP
Website: samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline

SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Hotline

Toll-Free: 1-800-985-5990
SMS Text: Text TalkWithUs to 66746
Website: samhsa.gov/find-help/disaster-distress-helpline

SAMHSA Disaster Techincal Assistance Center

DTAC helps states, U.S. territories, tribes, and local providers plan for and respond to behavioral health needs after a disaster.
Toll-Free: 1-800-308-3515
Website: samhsa.gov/dtac

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Toll-Free: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Website: SuicidePreventionLifeline.org

Treatment Center Locator Behavioral Health

Provided by SAMHSA
Toll-Free: 1-800-662-HELP
Website: FindTreatment.gov