Social Wellness Resources

Connect on Apps, Games, Online Tours

  • Apps like FaceTime, Skype, Google Hangouts and Zoom have long been a great way to connect with friends, family and coworkers.
  • Houseparty App is a video chat app that’s quickly gaining popularity. You can chat with up to 8 friends, join different chats going on, and even play games virtually with friends.
  • Connect with a friend while both taking a virtual tour of Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska or the Hawai’i Volcanos National Park or visit two online galleries at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC together.
  • Check out this very long list of ways to stay connected while social distancing including video chat, watch parties, virtual tours, virtual shows, and even how to become a virtual volunteer! They provide options for streaming live music, how to join an online book club, stream an online fitness class, and even learn how to sew, paint, or decorate a cake!

Living a Sober Lifestyle and/or Dealing with a Family Member’s Substance Use Disorder?

  • Unity Recovery’s Zoom offers daily meetings for all types of recovery in eastern standard time
    • All Recovery Meetings daily at 7am, 9am, 12pm, 3pm, 6pm, 9pm and 11pm
    • Family All Recovery Meetings daily at 8pm
    • Women’s All Recovery Meeting daily at 7pm
    • LGBTQ+ All Recovery Meeting daily at 11am
  • 12Steps.org provides video chat, text-chat, and call-in meeting options
  • The Sober Compass is a recovery coaching website that provides a podcast, a blog, and a youtube channel with videos as well as weekly all recovery meeting on Sundays at 6pm in mountain standard time via zoom.
  • SoberBuddy is a service that provides either a listserv mailing to give you inspiration, motivation, and daily challenges to stay sober. There is also an app on Android and IPhone.