Huntington, WV (WVNS) — People with substance abuse disorders could be having a hard time during the COVID-19 pandemic. In order to stay connected, local 12-step and mutual aid groups moved online.
People can now attend meetings like narcotics anonymous, alcoholics anonymous, or other recovery support meetings and group sessions through Zoom. These virtual meetings are open to anyone in recovery from substance abuse disorders, or anyone considering a life free from drugs and alcohol.
Emily Birckhead is the executive director of the West Virginia Alliance of Recovery Residencies.
“People need recovery support services now more than ever. And that includes mutual aid groups so that they stay connected and stay supported and keep working their programs,” Birckhead said.
A full list of meetings is here.