2014 LifeRing Conference Video

Below is a link to a fantastic video compilation highlighting the 2014 LifeRing Conference held earlier this year in Santa Rosa, California (as Craig Whalley discussed here on the Blog in June). Here’s Byron Kerr, one of the Conference’s main organizers, on the genesis of the video and help from others in getting it, and […]

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The Word About LifeRing Spreading

Here is a link to an article written by Anne Fletcher which features recovery alternatives to AA, LifeRing rating a great mention: http://www.rehabs.com/pro-talk-articles/if-not-aa-then-what-alternatives-to-12-step-groups/ Some of you may be familiar with Fletcher from her two outstanding books about addiction and recovery, “Sober For Good: New Solutions for Drinking Problems – Advice From Those Who Have Succeeded” […]

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Keeper of the Month – August

Lifering’s e-mail groups are active, thriving communities of people who use them as strong sources of sobriety support, and many members often post remarkably written sources of inspiration, hope and encouragement that many other group members call “Keepers” – posts that they save for themselves so they can go back and look at them as […]

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In The Aftermath

One of the things that has come to the fore in the wake of Robin Williams’s suicide is an open, wide-ranging discussion all across the interwebs of mental illness in general and depression in particular, much of which has been profound and thought-provoking. Although Williams’s wife released a statement yesterday assuring the public of her […]

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