Ways to Connect When Distancing
Virtual Recovery Support Resources
Crystal Free is offered via ZOOM at 5:30pm on Wednesdays. If you would like to attend, email Dan Gates in advance of the meeting.
Yoga for Addiction Recovery meets Thursdays 5:30 - 6:30 pm via Zoom. If you would like to attend, email instructor Jen Kopec.
Provincetown’s 12-Step meetings have moved online. Click here to download the Blue Jeans app to join.
Wellfleet’s SMART Recovery meetings are available online. The open recovery meeting is Mondays at 6 pm and the Family and Friends meeting is Tuesdays at 6 pm. Both meetings are open for new participants. Anyone wishing to attend should email Martha Gordon with their email address and phone number to get a link to join the meeting. For more information on SMART Recovery, check out SMARTRecovery.org.
Pause-A-While in Orleans is running meetings for folks in recovery via phone conferencing. The phone number is 1-425-436-6360, the access code is 422932. The list of meetings is available here. Here’s a nice article about the success of these meetings.
South Shore Peer Recovery is also holding virtual meetings, which can be found by visiting their website.
RecoveryBuild offers support for Cape Cod teens struggling with substance use challenges. Call 774-487-5227 for more information.
Emotional Support Hotlines
It’s important to take care of your emotional health and well-being. If you need emotional support during these stressful times, the following services are available:
- Provincetown has a local warm line which is answered by mental health professionals from 12-7 pm daily. Call 508-309-5848 to check in with a mental health professional, or to be matched with someone to call to check in on you. This service is operated by the Provincetown COVID-19 task force.
- If you or a family/household member does not feel safe at home, please call 1-800-799-7233 for live support. If you are unable to speak safely, you can log onto thehotline.org to chat online, or text LOVEIS to 22522.
- Call 2-1-1 and choose the “CALL2TALK” option.
- Call or text the Samaritans 24/7 helpline at 877-870-4673.
- The Disaster Distress Helpline, 1-800-985-5990, is a 24/7, 365-day-a-year, national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster, including disease outbreaks like COVID-19. This toll-free, multilingual, and confidential crisis support service is available to all residents in the United States and its territories.
Barnstable County Department of Human Services maintains a list different sorts of emergency hotlines.