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You Are Not Alone

By Admin | June 4, 2021

You Are Not Alone An Interview with Dr. Michele Kenny; author of Keeping Covid Sober: One Isolated Drinker’s Journey through a Quarantined Pandemic. Michele is an active LifeRing Member, Convenor and Committee Coordinator. __________________________________________________________________________________________________ Dr. Kenny published her memoir: Keeping Covid Sober: One Isolated Drinker’s Journey through a Quarantined Pandemic on January 6, 2021. Her…

Living Well With a Dual Diagnosis

By Admin | May 15, 2021

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…

2021 LifeRing’s Annual Meeting and Congress

By Admin | May 10, 2021

LifeRing Annual Meeting: Saturday, June 5, 2021, 9:00 AM-1:00 PM, Pacific Time June 5, 2021, 9:00 AM-1:00 PM, Pacific Time Saturday’s Highlights (complete meeting agenda listed below) Marty Nicolaus — Retired JD, co-founder of LifeRing Secular Recovery and author of numerous recovery support books. Dr. KJ Foster — Ph.D. in Counselor Education, founder, and CEO…

Calling All LifeRing Video Stars!

By Bees | April 23, 2021

                Do you have something to say about your LifeRing experience? We’d like to include your LifeRing Community video clip during our 2021 Annual Meeting on Saturday, June 5th. highlight your experience(s) as a member of the LifeRing Community star you and/or anyone in your family and friends…

Meditation to Empower Your Recovery. A new Online meeting.

By Admin | February 21, 2021

LifeRing Introduces our Newest Meeting: Meditation to Empower Your Recovery LifeRing is excited to announce our newest meeting and introduce our newest convenor. Will Devine is joining the Convenor Community after finding LifeRing in 2020. Meditation to Empower Your Recover is Will’s weekly meeting open to all beginning Sunday, February 28th at 8 a.m. Pacific…

New Saturday Online Meeting

By Bees | February 3, 2021

A New Saturday HWYW Meeting Coming to You from the Great State of Ohio Saturday nights just got a little friendlier. LifeRing put out the word for new convenors, and Bill answered the call! Bill is an active member of the LifeRing Community and has been co-convening for over 2 months. With this first-hand experience…

LifeRing’s First LBGTQIA+ Meeting

By Bees | January 31, 2021

Come Out and Recover with Us! LifeRing Secular Recovery is proud to introduce a new meeting to our expanding online community: LBGTQIA+ & Friends — “Come Out and Recover” is a safe space for those with varying sexual and/or gender identities to be witnessed, heard, and accepted by a community of supportive and diverse individuals…

Verywell Mind identifies LifeRing as “The Best Secular Group for 2021”

By Bees | January 24, 2021

Verywell Mind identifies LifeRing as “The Best Secular Group for 2021”: How We Chose the Best Online Sobriety Support Groups The best sobriety support groups were chosen based on the history of the company or organization, the variety of resources offered, accessibility to the general public, and focus on a niche aspect of sobriety support.…

“Relapsing Left and Right” – New York Times article

By Ewa | January 5, 2021

I came across this article in the Times this morning that talked about the effect of the pandemic on people in recovery. I am always curious to read the comments, and found it troubling that there was no mention of any peer support group other than AA. I am going to post a reply in…

Get back up. Begin again. – Brené Brown

By Bees | January 4, 2021

“To get back up from a fall, to get back up from a setback, to get back up from what we’re in right now, you have to acknowledge that you’re down, that you’ve fallen, made a mistake. You have to be brave enough to acknowledge that you’re hurting, that you’re sad, disappointed, grieving, feeling shame,…