COVID-19 Information & Resources
Information and resources related to the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak
Montgomery County Public Health Task Force activates drive-thru testing for COVID-19
Read the full release here
New River Health District COVID-19 Call Center: 540.267.8240
(Available Monday – Friday from 8 AM – 8 PM; Saturdays 8 AM – 12 Noon; and Sundays 12 Noon – 4 PM)
NRVCS Crisis Services & First Appointments: 540.961.8400
CRISIS TEXT LINE: Text “HOME” to 741741
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1.800.273.8255
Women’s Resource Center of the New River Valley – Crisis Hotline: 540.639.1123
Chat online here: https://www.wrcnrv.org/chat/
National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1.800.799.SAFE (7233)
If you are in crisis and need immediate help, dial 9-1-1.
NO KID HUNGRY (find free meals near you): Text “FOOD” or “COMIDA” to 877877
ONLINE & VIRTUAL RECOVERY SUPPORT RESOURCES
Local & Regional Online Recovery Self-Help Meeting Info (as of 3.23.2020)
KISS Group: ZOOM Meeting ID: 933781610 SUN, WED, FRI @ 8PM (NRV Local group)
HOW/HOW2 Group: ZOOM Meeting ID: 8391126900 MON, WED @ 7PM & SUN @ 6PM (NRV Local group)
Quarantined NA: ZOOM Meeting ID: 479545411 Daily @ 7PM???????
International Marathon Meeting: ZOOM Meeting ID: 4949655895 All Day Everyday
Roanoke 123/24/7: Phone-In Conference Meeting (great option for those with lack of internet coverage) CALL 1-971-224-6574 after prompted enter CODE NUMBER: 131140 – SAT @ 8PM
Rotating Topic/Format: ZOOM Meeting ID: 756488015 MON @ 7AM. TUE @ 12PM. FRI @ 10AM 11AM & 12PM. SAT @ 12PM. SUN @ 12PM.
AA Women’s Meeting ZOOM Meeting ID: 791-857-593 TUE @ 7:30PM (NRV Local group)
General AA Meeting ZOOM Meeting ID: 996-214-307 Everyday @ 7:30PM (NRV Local group)
For those with mental health conditions, the NAMI HelpLine Coronavirus Information and Resources Guide may be helpful if you need information about the pandemic or are looking for support, warm lines, etc.
Hazelden Betty Ford: “Tips for Staying Connected and Safeguarding Your Addiction Recovery” contains online support meetings, podcasts/blogs, mobile apps, social media groups, and movie/video suggestions. HBF also has The Daily Pledge which is an online support community with chat rooms and places to hang out virtually with friends in recovery.
Shatterproof: “How I’m Coping with COVID-19 and Social Isolation as a Person in Long-Term Recovery” provides helpful suggestions of what to do (exercising, reaching out, praying, meditating, focusing on my breathing, listening to music, doing projects you’ve been putting off) and NOT to do (monitor time on social media, negative self-talk, eat too much unhealthy food, watch the news 24/7).
Alcoholics Anonymous – Offers on line support through their online intergroup link http://aa-intergroup.org/
LifeRing – Secular Recovery is an organization of people who share practical experiences and sobriety support. There are as many ways to live free of drugs and alcohol as there are stories of successful sober people. LifeRing Secular Recovery online support link https://www.lifering.org/online-meetings
In the rooms – Online Recovery Meetings – In The Rooms with a simple goal in mind: to give recovering addicts a place to meet and socialize when they’re not in face-to-face meetings. This basic concept has grown into a global online community with over 500,000 members who share their strength and experience with one another daily. Through live meetings, discussion groups, and all the other tools In the Rooms has to offer, people from around the world connect with one another and help each other along their recovery journeys. Link https://www.intherooms.com/home/
Marijuana Anonymous – District 13 online fellowship of people who share our experience, strength, and hope with one another to solve common problem and help others to recover from pot addiction. Link https://ma-online.org/
Reddit Recovery – Redditors in recovery to hang out, share experiences, and support each other. Discuss the various ways to achieve and maintain a life free from active addiction. Everyone is welcome. Link https://www.reddit.com/r/REDDITORSINRECOVERY/
Refuge Recovery – Refuge Recovery is grounded in the belief that Buddhist principles and practices create a strong foundation for a path to freedom from addiction. This program is an approach to recovery that understands: All individuals have the power and potential to free themselves from the suffering that is caused by addiction. Link to online support https://refugerecovery.org/meetings?tsml-day=any&tsml-region=online-english
SMART Recovery – Self-Management And Recovery Training (SMART) is a global community of mutual-support groups. They offer online support and forums including a chat room and message board. Link https://www.smartrecovery.org/community/
SoberCity – Soberocity could be a great solution for you if you’re looking for an online community that occasionally also has live events across the country. Link https://www.soberocity.com/
Sobergrid – A platform to help anyone get sober and stay sober. Some join to get support, others to give it. Each free download, post, and connection create an opportunity to stay sober while helping others do the same. Link https://www.sobergrid.com/
Soberistas – International Online Recovery Community online-only community is worldwide, which makes it easy to connect with like-minded women who are friendly, non-judgmental, and helping each other kick the booze and stay sober. Link- https://soberistas.com/
Sober Recovery – The forums of Sober Recovery are a great place for people with substance use disorder to find assistance and helpful information. The community has more than 168,000 people who are recovering from substance use disorder and/or codependence, as well as their friends and family. Link https://www.soberrecovery.com/forums/
We Connect Recovery – Online recovery support groups will be available daily. They are open to anyone who is dealing with substance use, mental health concerns, disordered eating, as well as any other quality of life concerns. Everyone is welcome no matter your pathway to recovery or recovery status. Link https://www.weconnectrecovery.com/free-online-support-meetings