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Join Us for a Sober October Coffee Meet Up!

By Admin | October 22, 2020

Sober October – Coffee Meet Up with LifeRing drop in on Saturday, October 24th Anytime between 6:00AMand10:00AM PDT — (9:00 am and Noon EDT) — Engage in crosstalk with LifeRingers — Explore LifeRing’s “3-S” philosophy — Delve into the idea of the Sober Self vs. the Addicted Self — WIN one of the hourly drawings…

LifeRing Celebrates Recovery Month: Choice in Recovery

By Bobbi | September 13, 2020

One of the major tenets of LifeRing’s secular approach to sobriety is the revolutionary (some would call it rebellious) concept of “choice in recovery.” What does that mean? It means that we are anything but a “one-size-fits-all” support system that not only makes room for the individual sober self living inside all of us but…

Celebrate Connections during National Recovery Month

By Ewa | September 2, 2020

Your “new life” in recovery is all about sober living, embracing your decision to beat your addiction. As you’ve explored your demons and dedicated your future to living a fulfilling and fruitful existence, positive changes are part of the picture. This may include reevaluating friends you socialized with while you were abusing drugs or alcohol.…

September is Recovery Month!

By Bobbi | September 1, 2020

LSR is the abbreviation we’re known by: L is for LifeRing, S is for Secular, and R is for Recovery. It’s the R we’re celebrating throughout this month in the U.S. as part of National Recovery Month. Since also we’re an international organization that encourages crafting one’s own recovery program, we’ll quite happily drop the…

2020 LifeRing Summer Fundraiser

By Ewa | July 31, 2020

First off, a big shout of thanks to all the generous donors who have already contributed to the 2020 Summer Fundraiser! The fundraiser continues through August 15th, which means if you haven’t already done so there is still time to contribute to LifeRing Secular Recovery. If LifeRing has positively impacted your life, please consider sharing…

Resilience

By Ewa | July 1, 2020

“Tomorrow isn’t promised.” It’s a piece of folk wisdom: direct, and based in plain fact. The Coronavirus has taught us, again, that our assumptions about the future are just that–assumptions. We make our plans and do the best we can. Investing in our personal development creates our best chance to build a good future. But…

One more media mention

By Ewa | June 27, 2020

I just posted about LifeRing being mentioned in the media, on NPR and in a “Dear Annie” advice column. Here is one more, this time on TV, with our very own Kathleen G. being interviewed. Nice to see! https://www.abc15.com/news/national/coronavirus/for-those-in-addiction-recovery-telehealth-has-pros-and-cons

LifeRing in the News

By Ewa | June 27, 2020

We are always on the look out for a mention of LifeRing in the media, and recently a couple of articles came to our attention so we thought we’d share. The first one talks about the surge in drinking that is happening during the pandemic:   https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/06/21/880930319/drinking-has-surged-during-the-pandemic-do-you-know-the-signs-of-addiction   I especially liked what the author said…

Greetings

By Ewa | June 13, 2020

Greetings. My name is Ewa C. and I hail from the East coast. I split my time between Boston and the South Coast of Massachusetts, where I started a LifeRing meeting in New Bedford (home of Moby Dick) in 2017, with the the help of my co-Convenor, Jess F.   I launched my sober journey…

LifeRing gets mention in article on The Fix

By Admin | February 10, 2019

Check out this article from The Fix about alternative pathways to recovery: There’s Nothing Wrong With You If AA Doesn’t Work <https://www.thefix.com/theres-nothing-wrong-you-if-aa-doesn-t-work>