Pride in LifeRing Meetings

    We Can Do Better With Diversity and Inclusion in Recovery This Pride Recovery has a diversity and inclusion problem. Throughout the recovery world, we have what seems to be no meetings for the BIPOC population (none that I could find, and I really looked). Recovery is overwhelmingly white and straight from this Queer…

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Juneteenth

Official Recognition of Juneteenth as a National Holiday Adds Cause to Celebrate As a queer man, I am struck by the significance of Juneteenth. As Pride Month is central to my community–to its shared identity and, well, its sense of pride–so is Juneteenth central to the identity and pride of the Black American community. Knowing…

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Living Well With a Dual Diagnosis

Living Well With a Dual Diagnosis What is a Dual Diagnosis And Why Does It Matter?  To be honest, I had never heard the term “dual diagnosis” until I started with LifeRing Secular Recovery. But once I got clear on what that meant, it gave me a powerful framework for understanding myself: my Bipolar diagnosis…

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