News Blog

Email Signup - Get the newsletter, blog posts, and general LifeRing announcements.

National Mental Health Awareness

By Bees | May 17, 2022

Steve Snyder is editor of the Muenster Enterprise and Lindsay Letter newspapers. Steve is also a long-time, active LifeRing convernor and contributor. This blog is an edited version of his May 13 newspaper column.  I have for years, regularly written a column in April about National Child Abuse Prevention Month. I have also, occasionally, written…

2022 LifeRing Annual Conference

By Bees | May 11, 2022

2022 LifeRing Annual Conference | Online: Saturday, June 4th & Sunday, June 5th, 9:00am – 2:00pm Pacific Time LifeRing Secular Recovery is a network of meetings. The connection with other meetings is as vital to LifeRing as the connection with other sober people is vital to an individual in recovery. The greatest sense of connectedness,…

New Suicide and Crisis Lifeline: 988 

By Bees | May 10, 2022

New Suicide and Crisis Lifeline: 988   On May 11, 2022, SAMHSA introduces the Suicide and Crisis Lifeline (988). This new national hotline is the central topic of the second webinar offered in their free May webinar series held during National Health Month. The 988 – What’s on the Horizon webinar will also address suicide…

The Kidney Klatch

By Bees | May 6, 2022

LifeRing is proud to introduce The Kidney Klatch, our new focus meeting for people in recovery with related medical conditions. Convened by Mark Fussell, this unique meeting will be rich with supportive crosstalk. The Kidney Klatch offers a space for people to join others and openly share their fears, experiences, and future goals. We speak…

Mental Health Awareness Month

By Bees | May 3, 2022

May is National Mental Health Awareness Month 1 in 5 people will experience a mental illness during their lifetime and everyone faces challenges in life that can impact their mental health. After two of living with the pandemic, many people are realizing that stress, isolation, and uncertainty have taken a toll on their well-being. Mental…

Polish-speakers Co-Occurring Disorders Meeting

By Bees | April 25, 2022

Mówisz po polsku? My też! LifeRing is proud to introduce our first Polish-speakers Co-Occurring Disorders Meeting on Wednesdays at 10:00am Pacific Time beginning April 27th. Please join us in welcoming our Polish-speaking LifeRing community! This will be the third LifeRing focus meeting for people in recovery also diagnosed with co-occurring disorders. Rafal opened or is…

It’s Our 25th Anniversary!

By Bees | April 18, 2022

LifeRing Open Door Party Invitation   IT’S OUR SILVER SOBERVERSARY! – You’re invited to our party! – Zoom Party Link  ●  Party ID:  859 7322 6235  ●  Passcode: lifering   Sunday, April 24th from 2:00pm to 8:00pm Pacific Time   Come join our Silver Soberversary Party! We’re celebrating 25 years of recovery support, and the…

Tax Tips for Donors

By Bees | April 15, 2022

LifeRing Donors can now claim up to $600 on their 2021 Federal income tax returns! Thank you so much for your donation to LifeRing Secular Recovery in 2021!  Did know that the Federal government has raised the amount you can claim for charitable donations on your 2021 income tax returns? Here’s what the IRS has…

National Alcohol Screening Day

By Bees | April 7, 2022

  Take the Test! LifeRing Secular Recovery invites you to participate in this year’s National Alcohol Screening Day. National Alcohol Screening Day is part of April’s National Alcohol Awareness Month. This is a great opportunity to take a moment to reflect on yourself as a person in recovery or as a person considering recovery. April…

More People in Recovery Find LifeRing!

By Bees | March 22, 2022

A big LifeRing thank you to all our one-time and recurring donors and our LifeRing convenors for helping us reach and support more than 500 people last week!   You play an important part in the recovery journey for each of these people! Your donations give us the tools to reach people searching for substance use…