Bonnie Bradley, Clinical Supervisor of the Wholistic Health & Wellness Program’s Addictions Services, discusses unhealthy coping behaviours (e.g. substance abuse) during the COVID-19 pandemic. A number of virtual recovery programs and online support meetings are available to those who are struggling to cope. You can also call Bonnie Bradley at 613-575-2341 ext. 3109.



• Alcoholics Anonymous: Offers online support

• Cocaine Anonymous: Offers online support and services

• LifeRing: LifeRing Secular Recovery offers online support

• In The Room – Online Recovery Meetings: Provides online support through live meetings and discussion groups

• Marijuana Anonymous: Offers virtual support

• Narcotics Anonymous: Offers a variety of online and Skype meeting options

• Reddit Recovery: Offers a virtual hang out and support during recovery

• Refuge Recovery: Provides online and virtual support

• Self-Management and Recovery Training (SMART) Recovery: Offers global community of mutual-support groups, forums including chat room and message board

• SoberCity: Offers an online support and recovery community

• Sobergrid: Offers an online platform to help anyone get sober and stay sober

• Soberistas: Provides a women-only international online recovery community

• Sober Recovery: Provides an online forum for those in recovery and their friends and family

• We Connect Recovery: Provides daily online recovery groups for those with substance use and mental illness…

• Unity Recovery + WEconnect + Alano Club:

Providing daily virtual meeting for those in recovery and for their family members