COVID-19: Effective 1/4/2021, SMART and DDA will be available for face-to-face meeting at Blair Drug and Alcohol Partnerships, with Zoom option available. (phone option, if no access to Zoom). MARA will continue to meet via Zoom until further notice. Please see meeting information below for updates on all Recovery Support Groups.
According to the PA State DOH website on business re-openings: “Individuals who cannot wear a mask due to medical conditions (including children under the age of 2 years per CDC guidance) may enter the premises and are not required to provide documentation of such medical condition.” Blair Drug and Alcohol has posted signs requiring masks while in the building, however, we respectfully will understand if you are unable to wear one due to a medical conditions. We do require social distancing of 6 feet. The nature of our business is to not put barriers to someone receiving care. This is why we will continue to offer a Zoom and conference call option for our services, groups and meetings. Be aware there may be individuals without masks in the building due to medical conditions. If you are uncomfortable with entering the building, you may want to continue to participate by zoom/conference call.
SMART Recovery is open to any person with a substance use, over-eating, gambling, sex addiction, or any other addiction. MEETING SCHEDULES: Held every THURSDAY at 6:00 PM at Blair Drug and Alcohol Partnerships, 3001 Fairway Drive, Altoona, PA 16602. Zoom option is also available.
Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83221705227?pwd=K0JXeWJ0RXEvVTY2d2h3RnhyaElSdz09
Meeting ID: 832 2170 5227
If you do not have access to a computer, you can join by phone by calling (301) 715-8592 or (312) 626-6799; Meeting ID: 832 2170 5227; Passcode: 072553
Medication Assistance Recovery Anonymous (MARA)
MARA is a support group open to those on maintenance medications and for family and friends. MARA meetings are every TUESDAY at 6:00 PM via Zoom.
Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84783828288?pwd=cVoya1ZVaXVYTE1ZSE9Sd1h3cjFjZz09
Meeting ID: 847 8382 8288
If you do not have access to a computer, you can join by phone by calling (301) 715-8592 or (312) 626-6799; Meeting ID: 847 8382 8288; Passcode: 071211
Dual Diagnosis Anonymous (DDA)
DA is an independent 12-step, self-help membership organization for people with dual diagnosis. DDA meetings are every WEDNESDAY at 5:30 PM at Blair Drug and Alcohol Partnerships, 3001 Fairway Drive, Altoona, PA 16602. Zoom option is also available.
Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84546096893?pwd=WmN5TjdBdUVKNDNSNEJDOHZnQTFrZz09
Meeting ID: 845 4609 6893
If you do not have access to a computer, you can join by phone by calling (312) 626-6799 or (929) 205-6099; Meeting ID: 845 4609 6893; Passcode: 408400
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. ONLINE AA MEETINGS CAN BE FOUND AT https://aa-intergroup.org/
AA Official Website https://www.aa.org/pages/en_US
For a list of AA Zoom meetings https://www.blairdap.org/wp-content/uploads/Zoom-AA-Meetings.pdf
Narcotics Anonymous (NA)
NA is a nonprofit fellowship or society of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem. NA is for recovering addicts who meet regularly to help each other stay clean. This is a program of complete abstinence from all drugs. NA VIRTUAL MEETING INFORMATION http://www.lmhana.com/meetingstatus.html
NA Official Website https://www.na.org/
For a list of NA Zoom Meetings https://www.blairdap.org/wp-content/uploads/Zoom-NA-meetings.pdf
LIST OF ONLINE SUPPORT MEETING RESOURCES
Resource for online recovery meetings for SMART, MARA, DDA, AA, NA, AL-ANON and NAR-ANON