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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…

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.…