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Thanksgiving Day Open Door Invitation

By Bees | November 15, 2021

LifeRing Open Door Invitation   THANKSGIVING DAY – online holiday gathering – Zoom Link  ●  Meeting ID:  912 8539  8966  ●  Passcode: lifering   Thursday, November 25th from 6:00am to Midnight Pacific Time   LifeRing Secular Recovery is offering a place at our table during our open door online Thanksgiving Day Gathering. Convenors from across the…

Recovery and Mindful Eating

By The Chief | November 12, 2021

Bringing LifeRing to People in Recovery who also struggle with Eating Disorders LifeRing is proud to announce our first special recovery meeting for people who also struggle with eating disorders: MINDFUL EATING Tuesdays at 11:00am Pacific Time Zoom Meeting Link   ●  Meeting ID:  920 2549 7153   ●  Passcode:  lifering   Sheika is an in-person convenor in…

California Recoverin’ at Café Tropical

By Bees | November 9, 2021

  LifeRing’s first meeting in Los Angeles, which started in March 2018, has returned to meeting in person at Café Tropical, 2900 W. Sunset Bl., in the beautiful Silver Lake neighborhood, just east of Hollywood.    Café Tropical has been a fixture of the local recovery community through successive owners for many years, offering peer-support meetings…

SAD – The Season is Upon Us!

By Bees | November 4, 2021

With Daylight Savings Time right around the corner, it’s time to talk SAD.  Over 10 Million Americans experience Seasonal Affective Disorder.  I’m one of them. Okay, I’m not going to say it’s ironic, or perhaps a little ridiculous, for a person with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) to live in the San Francisco Avenues, but here…

Veterans in Recovery

By Bees | October 27, 2021

  It is our great honor to introduce LifeRing’s newest online special meeting starting this Veterans Day 2021, November 11th at 4:00pm Pacific: Veterans in Recovery HWYW Online Meeting Thursdays at 4:00pm Pacific Time First Meeting:  Veterans Day, November 11, 2021 Veterans in Recovery is a closed meeting and attendance is reserved exclusively for veterans…

LifeRing Volunteers Needed: Peer Alternatives for Addiction 2 (PAL2) Study

By The Chief | October 26, 2021

  RESEARCH PARTICIPATION UPDATE — 11.24.2021: WE’RE PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THAT LIFERING PARTICIPATION NUMBERS HAS BEEN MET. THANK YOU!! The Peer Alternatives for Addiction (PAL) Study has received the required number of surveys from LifeRing participants, They have closed the online survey while completing survey verifications. We’ll post an update should new participates be needed…

LifeRing Sober October Coffee Break!

By Bees | October 20, 2021

Sober October Coffee Break Zoom Meeting Link

LifeRing Outreach Committee

By The Chief | October 12, 2021

  A Call to Action   COVID has transformed the recovery community with the unprecedented rise in alcohol abuse, substance abuse, and suicide. According to the CDC 93,000 individuals died from an overdose in 2020 alone. There has never been a more important time to raise the voice of the nonprofit, self-help recovery support group.…

Why Is Choice So Important?

By Bees | September 28, 2021

Finding the right recovery pathway is a deeply personal undertaking. What may work for one person may not for another. One of my best friends and running buddy quit drinking and using about a month before I did. He chose the 12-step approach while I embraced Lifering’s secular platform. My choice was right for me.…

LifeRing Migrates to Scotland

By Bees | September 21, 2021

LifeRing is proud to introduce our online “How Was Your Week” meeting originating in Scotland, UK. This meeting is convened by well-traveled Edinburgh native Michael T. Michael writes:   LifeRing has had a profound effect on me that I will always be grateful for. I always feel better after a meeting. There is something unique…