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How to set up an online meeting with Zoom

With the right combination of support, dually diagnosed people can and do recover. The Dual Diagnosis Hub aims to help everyone to find the best dual diagnosis support and resources available.

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How to set up a online 12 Step meeting with Zoom:

Setting up an online meeting needn’t be too complicated!

There are a few ways of doing it but paying for a Pro account with Zoom (costing just under £12 per month + VAT) is probably one of the best and easiest ways of doing it.

How to set up and host an online meeting using Zoom - Screenshot of Zoom Pro Sign-up Page

Step One: Register for Zoom

If you haven't done it already, make sure you've downloaded the Zoom installer for your computer from here to:

Step Two: Options for different Zoom Plans for 12 Step Meetings

Step Three: Configuring your Zoom Account for Step Meetings

Step Four: How to host & run a 12 Step Meeting using Zoom...

Useful reading materials and links to other online resources:

Meetings are an essential part of recovery but please be aware of a few simple steps that you can use to help protect your anonymity and help the online meeting run smoothly:

  • Ensure your microphone is on mute whilst not sharing
  • Video on/off personal choice but if you aren’t comfortable with people being able to see you then remember to switch off your webcam!
  • Edit the profile you use to access the online meeting to ensure your personal anonymity

Tips on protecting your anonymity and running a safe online 12 Step meeting:

Useful Reading

Useful reading materials and links to other online resources


This website IS NOT AFFILIATED WITH and HAS NO FORMAL LINKS WITH any 12 Step Fellowship including Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, Cocaine Anonymous, or Dual Diagnosis Anonymous (although we have visitors from all of them). We are simply trying to connect visitors to this site who have complex needs with some useful & healthy support.

If you suffer from mental health problems in recovery, then please check out our meetings directory to find some dual diagnosis-friendly meetings to go to.

If your 12 Step Meeting (AA/CA/NA/DDA) is a safe, friendly, & non-judgmental environment for people who have to take medications as part of their recovery, and would class your meeting as ‘dual diagnosis-friendly’ then you’re welcome to submit your meeting to our directory so that those with complex needs can find the help & support that they need & deserve. If you have any questions or comments then please feel free to contact us…

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