September Is National Recovery Month!

  Thanks to the nice little recovery blog of a young sobrietist I follow, Sober Senorita, I’ve learned that September is National Recovery Month in the U.S., sponsored by SAMHSA – the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. If you’re interested in learning more, check it out on their website here, and perhaps in the spirit […]

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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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