This site provides links to some of our favorite resources and tools to support your road to improved well-being.
- Insight Timer App for relaxation, meditation, and sleep. Has received numerous positive reviews. Free.
- ThinkUp – App with positive daily affirmations to develop a positive mindset
- Fine Peace Anywhere – https://www.stopbreathethink.com/
- AA Speaker Apps & 12 Steps – over 300 hours of speakers
Harm Reduction – Moderation Based Use
National Harm Reduction Coalition https://harmreduction.org/
Getting Off Right Brochure https://harmreduction.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/getting-off-right.pdf
Harm Reduction Coalition – Info and strategies aimed at reducing negative consequences with drug use.
NextDistro.Org – An online and mail-based harm reduction platform provides free clean syringe kits via mail when no local syringe exchange program is available.
BTNX.Com – Purchase fentanyl test strips.
Mental Health Support
If you need mental health support from the Suicide Prevention Lifeline:
- Text: 741741
- Call: 800-273-TALK (8255)
- Common Ground Program – Pat Deegan https://www.commongroundprogram.com/
Mutual Aid Support Groups
In the Rooms: a wide variety of online meetings 7 days a week, including AA, NA, dual diagnosis, crystal methamphetamines, Wellbriety, and more.
Online Intergroup of AA – Thousands of online AA groups – largest variety and selection of group types.
AA Worldwide (AA); www.aa.org
Narcotics Anonymous (NA); https://www.na.org
Heroin Anonymous (HA); https://heroinanonymous.org/
Cocaine Anonymous (CA); https://ca.org/
Marijuana Anonymous (MA); https://www.marijuana-anonymous.org/
SMART Recovery; https://www.smartrecovery.org/
Celebrate Recovery; https://www.celebraterecovery.com/
Refuge Recovery; https://refugerecovery.org/ Buddhist Inspired
Dual Recovery; http://www.draonline.org/ Dual Diagnosis Support
Double Trouble; http://www.bhevolution.org/public/doubletroubleinrecovery.page Dual Diagnosis Support
Gamblers Anonymous (GA); http://www.gamblersanonymous.org
Over Eaters Anonymous (OA)
Recovery Cafés; https://recoverycafe.org/ All Addiction Support
Recovery Speakers; https://www.recoveryspeakers.com/ Useful information for people at any stage of their recovery, as well as for those concerned about someone struggling with drug addiction or alcoholism.
Medication for Addiction Recovery Support Groups
National Alliance for Medicated Assisted Recovery (NAMA); https://www.methadone.org/
Medicated Assisted Recovery Anonymous (MARA); https://www.mara-international.org/
Medication Assisted Recovery Services (MARS); https://marsproject.org/
Mental Health Online Support https://www.turn2me.ie/group-supports
William White, Historian-Researcher; WilliamWhitePapers.com
Addiction Education Society; AddictionEducationSociety.org
Nar-Anon Family Groups https://www.nar-anon.org/
Families Anonymous http://www.familiesanonymous.org – FA is a 12 step fellowship for the family and friends of those individuals with drug, alcohol or related behavioral issues. We are here to help!
SMART Recovery: includes groups and online forums for families & friends
Community Re-enforcement and Allies Training- https://alliesinrecovery.net/about-craft
HBO Documentary on CRAFT in its Addiction Series
Learn To Cope – Learntocope.com offers support groups in Spanish
Income Tax Assistance & Credit Repair Kits
Do it yourself credit repair kit Step by step instructions on repairing your credit
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Provides free income tax returns for those who have income under $60K; Can go 3 years back. Helps remove the fears associated with not filling.
Available across the country, in every state December through April. Click on the title to find your local volunteers.
Journey to Recovery Insightful articles on healing
The Temper – Learning how to live without the drug or drink
The Fix – Alcohol, addiction & recovery news, straight up
Hungry – Body Imaging – Unhealthy Association with Food
Noom – Health, Wellness & Fitness; Helping people lead healthier lives through behavior change
Journey to Recovery – Guidance on navigating recovery https://journeytorecovery.com/podcasts/
Pathways of Recovery
Mental Well Being – Self Improvement
Practices and tools for finding clarity in your life.
Daily OM Inspiration, meditation, positive affirmation articles
Making Recovery Less Likely Institute for Addiction Study
Trauma, Healing, & Self Help Guides
Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Foundation (CPTSD); https://cptsdfoundation.org/ Daily support groups, education, newsletter and blog on healing from CPTSD
Common Responses to Trauma – http://www.traumacenter.org/resources/pdf_files/Common_responses.pdf
National Center for Domestic & Sexual Violence –
Mindfulness Exercises Mindfulness is non-judgmental awareness of your present moment experience which helps restore natural balance and develop coping skills to avoid return to use. Mindfulness helps with overall health and well-being and is strong role-modeling for children.
National & Local Resources
- State Specific Dial 211 or search 211 in yours state
- Aunt Bertha https://www.auntbertha.comSearch for free or reduced cost services like medical care, food, job training, and more.
Pregnant Women & New Parent
Recovery Answers – RecoveryAnswers.Org
- Supportive measures and resources
Biosound Healing https://biosoundhealing.com/
HIV/AIDS Prevention, Testing & Treatment
Oraquick at Home HIV test kit. Test in the privacy of your own home. Results in 20 minutes.
Anger Management Workbook for Substance Use and Mental Health – from SAMHSA-Free
Chaos and Kindness 24/7 phone message
Recovery Advocacy Project (RAP); www.recoveryvoices.com
Faces and Voices of Recovery
Mobilize Recovery; www.mobilizerecovery.org