Recovery Support

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If you are experiencing an emergency, call 911 and/or ACCESS, 540-961-8400.

Following is a list of recovery support resources in the Blacksburg, Virginia and the New River Valley, Virginia areas.

SMART Recovery meetings in the New River Valley

Sundays, 4:00 PM, New River Valley Community Services, 700 University City Boulevard, Blacksburg.

Directions: http://www.nrvcs.org/montgomery-center/

What happens at a SMART Recovery meeting?
http://blog.smartrecovery.org/2016/07/12/what-happens-at-a-smart-recovery-meeting/

Link to SMART Recovery meetings:
https://www.smartrecovery.org/local/

More about SMART Recovery in the Blacksburg, VA area:
http://www.handshakemediainc.com/smart-recovery/

SMART Recovery NRV on Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/SMART-Recovery-NRV-1008943712539071/

A SMART Recovery meeting for Virginia Tech students is held when classes are in session on Thursdays, 6:30 PM – 7:45 PM at Squires Student Center, Virginia Tech. For more information contact [email protected], 540-231-2233.

A SMART Recovery meeting for Radford University students is held when classes are in session Thursdays, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM in Tyler Hall Room 06, Radford University. For more information contact Kelly Rubin, [email protected], 540-831-5709.

FLASH (Families Learning and Staying Healthy)

Mondays, 6:00 – 7:30 PM, New River Valley Community Center (NRVCS) – Montgomery Center, Blacksburg, VA

FLASH is a support group for families of persons with substance use disorders. The group, which is free and confidential, is open to anyone in the community. Family members with residents at New Life Recovery Center are required to attend a FLASH meeting prior to attending designated weekly visitation hours.

For more information, please call 540-831-4000.

Alcoholics Anonymous meetings in the New River Valley

Link: http://www.nrvdistrict13.org/District13/Guest/public.html

To find an AA meeting, find a ride to a meeting, find someone to meet you at a meeting, or just to talk to someone in the New River Valley, call the 24-hour answering service: 877-678-2282.

For AA meetings in the New River Valley and all of Virginia, see this meeting list: http://aavirginia.org/hp/

An AA meeting for young people may be held when classes are in session on Fridays at 8:00 PM in the Jamestown Room, Squires Student Center, Virginia Tech. For more information contact [email protected] or call 540-231-2233.

Narcotics Anonymous meetings in the New River Valley

Link: http://newrivervalleyna.org

NA contact numbers are on this page:
http://newrivervalleyna.org/contact.html

Adult Children of Alcoholics/Dysfunctional Families

Thursdays, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, New Life Recovery Center, 7193 Warden Court, Radford, VA

New Life is located on Warden Court/Route 740 off of Lee Highway/Route 11 in Fairlawn, Virginia.

For more information, please call 540-831-4000.

Link: http://www.adultchildren.org/

Al-Anon meetings in the New River Valley

Link: http://www.va-al-anon.org/Meetings/district13.htm

Celebrate Recovery

Mondays, 6:30 – 8:30 PM, Fairlawn Church of God, 7858 Peppers Ferry Road, Fairlawn, VA 24141 6:30-8:30. For more information, contact Rev. Verna DiMaio, 540-818-2558.

Link: http://www.celebraterecovery.com/

Recovery Community @ Virginia Tech

Supports recovery on the Virginia Tech campus.

Link to Recovery Community @ Virginia Tech Facebook page

  • Phone: 540-231-2233
  • Email:[email protected]

A mental health support group meets once per month at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation (UUC) in Blacksburg.

Link to calendar: http://www.uucnrv.org/webcalendar.html

Directions: http://www.uucnrv.org/directions.htm

A mental health support group meets monthly when classes are in session at the Virginia Tech Psychological Services Center. For more information, contact Brenda Lipes at [email protected] or 540-231-6914.

https://www.psyc.vt.edu/outreach/psc

If you need a recovery contact person, please feel free to call Anne Giles, 540-808-6334.

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Overeaters Anonymous does not meet locally but here’s a link to the find-a-meeting page:
https://www.oa.org/membersgroups/find-a-meeting/

Gamblers Anonymous does not meet locally but here’s a link to the find-a-meeting page: http://www.gamblersanonymous.org/ga/locations

Wikipedia’s list of addiction recovery support groups:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Addiction_recovery_groups

Social services and community services agencies listed by New River Valley Community Action

Please contact Anne Giles, [email protected], 540-808-6334, with additions, corrections and suggestions.

Disclosure and disclaimer: Anne Giles compiled this list and  is a counselor at New River Valley Community Services. The opinions expressed here are hers alone and do not necessarily reflect the positions of her associates, clients, employers or relatives.

This content is for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for medical or professional advice. Consult a qualified health care professional for personalized medical and professional advice.

Last updated 1/21/2017