News Blog

Email SignupGet the newsletter, blog posts, and general LifeRing announcements.

September is Recovery Month!

By Bobbi | September 1, 2020 | Comments Off on September is Recovery Month!

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 | Comments Off on 2020 LifeRing Summer Fundraiser

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 | Comments Off on Resilience

“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 | Comments Off on One more media mention

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 | Comments Off on LifeRing in the News

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 | Comments Off on Greetings

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 | Comments Off on LifeRing gets mention in article on The Fix

Check out this article from The Fix about alternative pathways to recovery: There’s Nothing Wrong With You If AA Doesn’t Work  

LifeRing Winter 2019 Newsletter

By Admin | January 7, 2019 |

Happy New Year! This is an exciting time for LifeRing. We continue to add meetings around the country and around the world. Keep reading for a recap of some of the hightlights of 2018. Click here.

LifeRing fundraising drive ends December 20!

By Admin | December 15, 2018 | Comments Off on LifeRing fundraising drive ends December 20!

Hello, LifeRing’s annual fundraising drive ends in less than 1 week! With the support of our members and friends/family, we’ve raised over $6,000 so far. This is a great start! We’ll be able to fund more new meetings and increase our efforts in spreading awareness about LifeRing. Thank you so much to those who have donated. We…

Help LifeRing Give the Gift of Sobriety

By Admin | November 27, 2018 | Comments Off on Help LifeRing Give the Gift of Sobriety

  Hello, I know you’re probably flooded with Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and Giving Tuesday emails. So I’ll keep this short. Will you help LifeRing give the gift of sobriety? There are so many people in dire need of addiction recovery. But they don’t even know LifeRing exists. We want to change that. We’re on…