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The Liver Spot Is Growing!

By Bees | July 11, 2021

The Liver Spot LifeRing meeting has captured the attention of UCSF, Stanford and Johns Hopkins to name a few medical centers equipped to meet the physical disruption and challenges caused by substance use disorder. Doctors and nurses and therapists are referring patients to The Liver Spot and our attendance is growing! The Liver Spot is…

LifeRing Summer Newsletter

By Bees | July 1, 2021

Here we are in the full heat of Summer! Lots of awesome things have been happening since the flurries of December. This is an exciting time for LifeRing. We’re adding new meetings, new committees and (at long last) a new LifeRing introductory pamphlet for distribution this month! We held our 2021 Annual Meeting in June…

Pride in LifeRing Meetings

By Vince | June 27, 2021

    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…

Juneteenth

By Vince | June 19, 2021

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 we share this relationship to ritualistic commemorations only reaffirms my imperative to…

You Are Not Alone

By The Chief | 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. Interviewing Party (IP):  Michele, what was it like to write about your own recovery path? And what did  you learn from your…

Living Well With a Dual Diagnosis

By Vince | 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 The Chief | 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 The Chief | 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…