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The Importance of Peer-Supported Recovery

LifeRing has embraced the power of peer-supported recovery for over 25 years. Following are excerpts from a recent Slate | State of Mind article written by Ken Duckworth on October 31,2022: The Mental Health Care System Is Finally Recognizing the Value of Peer Support. This serves as an introduction to Kara K, our newest co-occurring…

Sober After Sixty-Something

We’re excited to introduce our newest LifeRing online meeting:  Sober After Sixty-Something (SASS). This HWYW focus meeting is for LifeRing Community SASS-y members. The first meeting will be held Sunday, October 23rd at 6:00am Pacific. Sober After Sixty-Something is the brilliant idea from LifeRing Community member Brett. In this informal interview, Brett shares his sober…

LifeRing Q&A Café

LifeRing Open Invitation LifeRing Q&A Café – online LifeRing social gathering – Sunday, October 23rd | 7:00am to 4:00pm Eastern Time Zoom Meeting Link • Meeting ID: 822 6743 3094 • Password:  lifering LifeRing is hosting an open house café for people who want to talk sobriety, those who are LifeRing-curious, and friends who want…

LifeRing RingUnion Fall 2022

The Fall 2022 LifeRing RingUnion was a great success. This is the fourth RingUnion and the second hybrid meeting for LifeRing members to gather together and be together. The Winter 2023 LifeRing RingUnion is scheduled for Saturday, January 21, 2023.  LifeRing RingUnion Ringmaster Mark Fussell describes the extravaganza: On Saturday, October 9th, LifeRing had its…

October 2022 RingUnion

LifeRing Meetup Invitation LifeRing Meetup: Hybrid RingUnion! – in-person and online LifeRing social gathering – Saturday, October 8th | 11:00am to 5:00pm Pacific Time | In-person and Online Venue LifeRing Secular Recovery is hosting an hybrid RingUnion meetup on Saturday, October 8th from 11:00am to 5:00pm Pacific. All members of the LifeRing Community are invited…

Requiem for a Meeting Well-Loved

LifeRing offers over 80 online meetings every week for people looking for substance use support. Our online meeting venues include an interactive chat check-in hosted in the LifeRing Chat Room. This is a fond farewell to one of those meetings.  The Saturday Chat holds a lot of history for me. This was the very first…

Recovery Should be Celebrated Every Day!

Recovery is Every Day! Mike M is a longtime LifeRing member, an active LifeRing Convenor and our LifeRing resident grant writer. We’re proud to share Mike’s first contribution to the LifeRing News Blog!    Did you know that September is officially “Recovery Month”?  This awareness event is sponsored by SAMHSA  National Recovery Month 2022 |…

Recovery Celebration Open Door Invitation

LifeRing Open Door Invitation   LifeRing Recovery Celebration! – online social gathering – Zoom Registration Link  ●  Meeting ID:  839 5292 6628   ●  Passcode: lifering   Saturday, September 24th 2:00pm to 9:00pm Pacific Time   LifeRing Secular Recovery is hosting an online Recovery Celebration! Come join our open house to learn more about LifeRing, share…

18 Years Strong

Upon the Anniversary of My Stroke Craig Whalley is LifeRing eGroups Regional Representative. Craig is also a long-time, active LifeRing contributor and was our LifeRing Executive Director after co-founder Marty Nicolaus retired in 2010. This post first appeared on the LifeRing LSRsafe eGroup on July 9, 2022.     (This is a long ramble through…