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2023 Winter Holiday Social Gatherings

  Winter Holiday Socials – online social gatherings – Zoom Link  ●  Meeting ID:  869 9849 7120  ●  Passcode: lifering – Noon to Midnight+ Pacific Time – Sunday, December 24th   ●   Monday, December 25th   ●   Sunday, December 31st Warm Yourself with a Holiday Social! Join us for a steaming hot cup o’ sobriety! Take a…

Rebuilding Trust

The bricks are smaller now Last weekend, I had the pleasure of building, more accurately, assisting my grandson in building Lego Star Wars helmets. That would not have been possible without the life-changing effects of active and sustained recovery. Long-term recovery made possible for me by LifeRing Secular Recovery. Much of my brain-addled drinking erased…

Growing with LifeRing

It Wasn’t Always Like This A Journey of Flourishing Growth  Shortly after I first started down the road of my recovery journey, I came across a sad, scrawny ficus seedling struggling to stay upright propped in a corner of Grocery Outlet amid its thriving siblings. I thought, “Little Tree, I know just how you feel.” …

Nonreligious Recovery Options Bill

ACTION ALERT | Support Nonreligious Recovery Options LifeRing fully endorses NY Bill S5332/A5074, which requires written notice to a defendant of their right to complete court-ordered alcohol or substance use treatment in a nonreligious treatment program. This bill has passed the NY Assembly and Senate and delivered to Governor Hochul. Please take five minutes to…

2023 LifeRing Thanksgiving Day Invitation

LifeRing Open Door Invitation Thursday, November 23, 2023  |  6:00am to Midnight Pacific Time Zoom Link    Meeting ID:  816 6851 8546  ●  Passcode: lifering Pull up a chair at our table! LifeRing Secular Recovery is hosting our third annual open door online Thanksgiving Day Gathering!  Whether you’re escaping  another Uncle Larry story or looking…

The Sobering Truth

The Sobering Truth: Drinking and Liver Transplants Before I was diagnosed with end stage alcoholic cirrhosis, I naively thought that if my excessive drinking led to complications I could just have a liver transplant. Not even close. Getting a transplant isn’t like buying a new pair of shoes. And yes, size does matter!  In recent…

Hole-in-One Challenge

LifeRing is hosting our second annual hole-in-one challenge fundraiser at Antelope Greens on October 14 and 15, 2023 between 7AM and 8pm Pacific Time.

Recovery and Reunification

  CPS:  Recovery and Reunification LifeRing is proud to introduce Inda Lopez, our newest online meeting convenor.  Inda will be convening two groundbreaking recovery meetings specially designed for people in recovery who are also navigating the intricate world of the Child Protective Services (CPS) system. We understand this journey is filled with unique challenges. The…

The Turning Point

  The Turning Point in My Recovery Today is International Recovery Day – a global observance held on September 30th each year. It is a time to raise awareness about substance use recovery and celebrate the achievements of individuals who have overcome substance use challenges. The observance of International Recovery Day aims to reduce stigma…