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Online Recovery Support Services
(Video, Chats, Phone and More)

For those in recovery, regular fellowship is an important part of the recovery journey. We realize that and want people to know online meetings and other types of support are still available. 

12-step organizations such as Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous have offered online meetings for years to those who can’t access face-to-face meetings, for whatever reason. During this extraordinary public health event, access to such meetings has become even more important.

ONLINE SUPPORT GROUPS, TIPS AND OTHER RESOURCES

Psychology Today
Psychology Today offers tips for coping with the COVID crisis, how to talk to your children, reducing stress, linking to therapists and more.  Click Here to link to their website.

DBSA Online Support Group
The Depression Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) offers online support group options on their website.  Learn more at https://www.supportgroupscentral.com.

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) 
Alcoholics Anonymous offers online groups as part of a growing community of motivated individuals supporting one another in recovery.  There are also AA speakers and more on YouTube and AASpeaker.com.

Parents Helping Parents
Virtual Chapter meetings are held the first and third Monday of each month at 7 p.m., as well as access to previous meetings.

Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) Online Support Group
ADAA's anonymous peer-to-peer online anxiety and depression support group (now with more than 20,000 subscribers from around the world) is a friendly, safe and supportive place for individuals and their families to share information and experiences.

Mental Health America
Mental Health America has its own support community through Inspire which enables individuals to connect on a variety of issues and topics related to mental health.

NAMI
NAMI offers links to online support groups and classes for parents and families.  Click here to be connected to their listings.

Al-Anon
Electronic Al-Anon meetings are held online and over the phone. Electronic meeting formats include: Phone, Email, Chat, Blog, Bulletin Board, Instant Messaging (Skype, WhatsApp, Discord, etc.), Web Conferencing (Zoom, WebEx, etc.) and Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.).

WebMD
WebMD's Mental Health Message Board, can provide you with encouragement from others -- even people you don't know. For general information about COVID, behavioral illness and video resources, visit www.webmd.com

NA Recovery - Narcotics Anonymous Chat and Online 

Online NA meetings and Narcotics Anonymous chat room for people seeking freedom from addiction. Virtual meetings use a variety of platforms and media including Bluejeans, Zoom, Skype and phones.

 12Step.org

12Step.org provides listings and links to websites that have online meetings, telephone meetings or text chat that are targeted for recovery.

IntheRooms.com has up to 130 online video mental health and addiction recovery support groups daily.

OCARTA online Recovery Meetings

"All Recovery Meeting" daily at 12pm for OKC and throughout Oklahoma. Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/443766550?status=success

DBSA Oklahoma Chapter Online Support Group

Wednesdays at 12pm via Zoom. Email office@dbsaok.org for more information.

ADDITIONAL LINKS

Psych Central Community Connection offers many different online forums related to mental health.  http://forums.psychcentral.com/

7 Cups is a free online text chat with a trained listener for emotional support and counseling. Also offers fee- for-service online therapy with a licensed mental health professional. Service/website also offered in Spanish.

Emotions Anonymous is an international fellowship of people who desire to have a better sense of emotional well-being. EA members have in person and online weekly meetings available in more than 30 countries with 600 active groups worldwide.

Depression Forums is a website and bulletin board with information, links, live chat and more for people who have mood disorders. www.depressionforums.org

Support Group Central offers virtual support groups on numerous mental health conditions - free or low-cost. Website also offered in Spanish. 

TheTribe Wellness Community provides online peer support groups for members facing mental health challenges and/or difficult family dynamics and offers a safe place to connect. Support groups include Addiction, Anxiety, Depression, HIV/AIDS, LGBT, Marriage/Family, OCD and Teens. 

SupportGroups.com is a website featuring 200+ online support groups.

For Like Minds is an online mental health support network that allows for individuals to connect with others who are living with or supporting someone with mental health conditions, substance use disorders, and stressful life events,

18percent offers a free, peer-to-peer online support community for those struggling with a wide range of mental health issues.

Depression Understood offers forums and chatrooms for people with depression www.depression-understood.org

Man Therapy offers various tips, articles and videos related to mental health and wellness, targeted to males.  www.mantherapy.org

GriefNet offers dozens of email support groups for adults and children.  www.griefnet.org and www.kidsaid.com

OK2Talk is online blog for teens and youth to share their feelings about mental illness. www.ok2talk.org

Recovery International offers telephone and online meetings as well as online forums www.recoveryinternational.org

The National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders also has several weekly online meetings that are free and open to anyone. 

SMART Recovery has an online community that holds Zoom-based meetings.

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