Georgia's Peer Support, Wellness, and Respite Centers have moved our wellness activities online to support Georgians through the Coronavirus public health crisis. We hope you will join us, as we make our plans to stay well together.

Online Wellness Resources

Friday May 29

​10am-11am The New Normal peer-led mutual support group with 

1pm-2pm Peer Connections Making Stuff with Sam
2:30pm-3:30pm  Double Trouble in Recovery with Chris D and Amy M

Saturday May 30

1pm-2:30pm Peer Connections Games/ Virtual Walk with Angela and Connie
3:00pm-4:00pm  Y'All Recovery All Recovery with Bill J

Sunday May 31

1pm-2pm Peer Connections Color me Special ‘building self-esteem’ with Pam

2:30pm-3:30pm Double Trouble In Recovery with Chris D.

Monday June 1

10am-11am The New Normal peer-led mutual support group with Angela

1pm-2pm Peer Connections W.R.A.P’n with TaTa-Nisha

2:30pm-3:30pm Y’all Recovery All Recovery with Chelsi

Tuesday June 2

10am-11am The New Normal peer-led mutual support group with Jennifer 

1pm-2pm Peer Connections Hip Hop Chair Dance with Regina
2:30pm-3:30pm Double Trouble In Recovery with Amy M./ Chris D.

Wednesday June 3

10am-11am The New Normal peer-led mutual support group with Jennifer

1pm-2pm Peer Connections Positive Affirmations with Mariam
2:30pm-3:30pm  Y’all Recovery All Recovery with Chelsi

Thursday June 4

10am-11am The New Normal peer-led mutual support group with Amy W.

1pm-2pm Peer Connections Patterns of Peace with Angela
2:30pm-3:30pm Double Trouble In Recovery with Amy M./ Chris D.

Friday June 5

10am-11am RESPECT Graduation  

1pm-2pm Peer Connections Making Stuff with Sam
2:30pm-3:30pm  Y’all Recovery All Recovery with Donna B.

Saturday June 6

1pm-2:30pm Peer Connections Games/ virtual walk with Angela
3:00pm-4:00pm  Double Trouble In Recovery with Connie and Chris D.

Call in: 646-558-8656

Meeting ID: 341 153 3354

Wellness Activities and Resources (see our External Resources page for traditional resources)

Georgia Recovery Resources Online Google doc maintained by Jake at Recovery Resources of Atlanta Midtown
In The Rooms
 online mutual support including (but not limited to) mental health and Twelve Step meetings
Brene Brown
 
has lots of resources online that are helpful to many recovery and wellness journeys
LGBTQ 12-Step meetings are online from the Galano Club in Atlanta
Yoga with Adriene excellent free yoga instruction on YouTube
Fitness Blender has over 500 home workout videos on YouTube, from beginner to guru, no equipment required
Coweta Force
 has some great online recovery and wellness sources 

Fun, Educational, and/or Just Nifty Things to Do Online

The New York Times has created a new "At Home" section with interesting/fun things to do while we stay-at-home
HBO is offering free 500 hours of some excellent series (like "The Sopranos") with their #StayHomeBoxOffice campaign
Hogwarts is now in your living room, thanks to JK Rowling

Learn to Cook with Julia Child (requires PBS or Amazon Prime Membership)

Watch a Live Puppet Show with Atlanta's Center for Puppetry Arts (Zoom)
Livestream a Concert from this diverse list (updated regularly by NPR)
Watch a Broadway Show from this Playbill compilation (from different subscription services)
Watch Live Improv from Dad's Garage
 an Atlanta staple of fun (can be adult-themed)
Learn to Recognize (or make!) 50 bird sounds because that might be helpful one day!
Virtual Tour of the Catacombs of Paris (also creepy but in a different way)
Bake Some Fancy Pastries since all our bakeries are closed, now's a great time to learn
The Beluga Webcam at the Georgia Aquarium is a lovely and meditative experience
The Panda Cam at the Atlanta Zoo is less meditative, but it is nice to see someone who enjoys eating

The National Museum of Natural History has multiple virtual tours, so a little something for everyone
The Virtual Tours of Yellowstone National Park  are awesome, but the whole National Park website is packed with cool stuff
This List of 79 Comedians to Discover is based on comedians we already like, and has links to where we can watch them
The Metropolitan Opera is streaming its performances for free 
10 Free Online College Art Courses that you take at your own pace
 

There is tons of art online, most of it can be found at Google Arts&Culture. Some highlights:

The Louvre is online
The British Museum has an incredibly nifty interactive history of art across the world
The Metropolitan Museum of Art is online (sort of)
The Whitney has an astonishing variety of performances and interviews online  (also, art)

Mauritshuis, home of "The Goldfinch" and "The Girl with a Pearl Earring" has its entire collection online in super-high definition

Do you have a suggestion for an activity to add to this page? Please email it to info@gmhcn.org

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