Many of these organizations have transitioned to online meetings in the time of COVID.
Adult Children of Alcoholics
A support group for individuals who desire to recover from the effects of growing up in an alcoholic or otherwise dysfunctional family. Closed step and discussion meeting Fridays at 4:15 p.m. at Grace Church Parish Hall, Vineyard Haven.
Al-anon is a 12-step program for family members and adult children of alcoholics. There are currently four Martha's Vineyard Al-Anon zoom meetings:
Al-Anon Step Meeting Saturday 8:00am
https://zoom.us/joinMeeting ID: 368 955 361
Al-Anon Meeting Sunday 9:00am
Meeting ID - 497-592-3990
Password - 912004
Please feel free to contact Susan Fieldsmith at 508-680-6277 or Kathy at 508-688-9177 with any questions.
Al-Anon Meeting Tuesday 8:15am
Meeting ID: 899 0397 1909
Al-Anon Wednesday at 12:00 meeting
Meeting ID: 819 1003 1837
In addition, you can find more online meeting information at Find an Al-Anon or Alateen Face-to-Face, Phone, or Online Meeting
Learn to CopeA peer support network for families dealing with addiction and recovery. Overdose education and Narcan training and distribution are available. Meetings held weekly on Wednesday's 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm in the Martha's Vineyard Hospital Community Room.
NAMI Cape and the Islands
NAMI Cape Cod & The Islands serves individuals and their families who are affected by the broad spectrum of mental illness and neurological disorders through support, education and advocacy, and promotes mental wellness for all.
NAMI Family to Family Education:
A free, 12-session program for family, partners, friends and significant others of adults living with mental illness. The course is designed to help participants understand and support their loved one living with mental illness, while maintaining their own well-being.
Family and Caregiver Support