Social Networking

The Daily Pledge (
This is Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation's free online Community Social Site. It provides a home page to make a Daily Pledge to sobriety with healthy daily activities to help people see others “recover out loud.” The site also includes a Discussions forum, Chat, Online Meetings, Fun and Photo sections, private messaging with other members, and other interactive involvements.

In The Rooms (
In The Rooms is a comprehensive online social network site for the recovery community worldwide created by two men in long term recovery. Their philosophy and mission is H.I.T.C.H (to Help, Inform, Touch, Connect, and Heal). The site has over 350,000 members and another 130,000 on Facebook. Sections include over 2,500 speaker tapes and 112 live interactive video meetings every week related to AA/NA/OA and other recovery groups. There are also online discussion boards, daily meditations, and blogs. The focus is on expanding your social network of support worldwide. The social aspect is reinforced by members welcoming newcomers to the site, just as in a face to face meeting.

myRecovery ( is a free social networking community and resource center for those in alcohol and drug addiction recovery. Similar to other social networking community sites such as Facebook, myRecovery offers a full profile system with a real time "wall", the ability to add photos and videos, and the option for people to display as much or as little information about themselves as they wish, including full anonymity. There is also a live public video chat as well as an open forum section where users can post on a number of topics. Members can also create their own groups. myRecovery has a resource section with recovery tools including a large repository of addiction-related videos and audio files, a comprehensive 12-step meetings search to help people find meetings in their area, a live online video meetings section, a recovery blog, latest news on addiction and an assessment section.

Updated May 16, 2018