For people in recovery, try these things:
We are physically distant, but that doesn’t have to be socially distant. Make a list of supportive people that you want to be connected with while we are staying at home. This could be a great time to reconnect with supportive friends that you haven’t seen in a while.
Be intentional, you can choose who you want to connect with. Connect with people who are supportive and help your wellbeing.
Try these things to connect with supportive family or friends:
Many alcohol and other drug services are still supporting people over this time.
Call the Alcohol and Drug Information Service on 1300 13 1340 or visit Know Your Options to find out what services are available to support you.
Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous and SMART Recovery are offering online meetings. To find out more about online meetings, including meeting times, click on one of the links below.
This is an opportunity to pause or stop drinking alcohol and using other drugs. You’ve been through changes in your life, and this is another opportunity to ground yourself in what’s important to you.
Remember to be gentle with yourself and to keep a healthy lifestyle.
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