Recovery groups adapt to social distancing, strictly virtual meetings

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Group meetings, or daily conferences, have quickly gone virtual. This includes recovery groups like Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous. According to the Northern Nevada Intergroup of Alcoholics Anonymous, there are more than 300 meetings held weekly. Since Nevada has closed doors to non-essential businesses, some members are having had a hard time adjusting.

“It's more of a technological adjustment,”says a member. “We have all age groups, from young to old, and it can be difficult for those who don't have smart phones, or any access to the internet at all.”

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