— We're actively recruiting people for our LifeRing Speakers Bureau. —
Details are listed on the LifeRing Engagement Opportunities webpage.
- Mary Beth O'Connor Talks About LifeRing on AA-based Sober.Coffee Podcast
July 3, 2022 — Sober.Coffee Podcast interview with LifeRing Secular Recovery board member and Speaker's Bureau Supervisor Mary Beth O'Connor. In her own words: "I spoke with two 12-steppers about LifeRing, the 3-S philosophy, building a personal recovery plan, and other basics about LSR."Mary Beth's LifeRing-focused podcast was well received by the LifeRing Community and the listeners of the Sober.Coffee Podcast.
- LifeRing Executive Director Robert Stump Shares His Story on Beyond Belief Sobriety
May 4, 2022 — Beyond Belief Sobriety | Episode 265: LifeRing Secular Recovery. Beyond Belief Sobriety is a podcast for agnostics, atheists, freethinkers, and secularly-minded people in recovery. This podcast was originally recorded a few years back for a podcast called My Secular Recovery, but the hosts liked it so much they featured it again on Beyond Belief Sobriety this year. In this episode, LifeRing Executive Director Robert Stump shares his personal story of recovery and how he found LifeRing to support him in his sobriety.
- LifeRing — An Alternative to the 12 Steps
February 3, 2022 — Tapping Into The Human | Episode 14 Alex as she speaks to one of LifeRing's Board Members, Mary Beth O'Connor to learn more about what LifeRing Secular Recovery is, what is has to offer, and how it differs from 12 step programs.
- Thoughtline — KFJC Interview with LifeRing and WFS
August 9, 2021 — KFJC 89.7FM radio in Foothill College. Interview with LifeRing Secular Recovery board member and She Recovers Foundation advocate Mary Beth O'Connor; and Women For Sobriety President/CEO Adrienne Miller about the the importance of secular recovery options for women and the growing number of people searching for a self-directed recovery pathways. Interview starts at 0.57m.
- From Junkie To Judge
July 11, 2021 — Sunday Edition: The Only One in the Room podcast. LifeRing Board Member Mary Beth O'Connor shared her personal saga of how she transitioned from junkie to judge can provide hope and guidance in this time of increasing secularity and with the streets again flooded with meth.
- From Meth Addict to Judge
July 5, 2021 — All Things Substance | Episode 42. LifeRing Board Member Mary Beth O'Connor talks with host Betsy Byler. Mary Beth shared her personal story including her battle with meth and the influence of LifeRing and multiple paths on her recovery..
- LifeRing Secular Recovery With Mary Beth O'Connor — YouTube
October 06, 2020 — She Recovers | Mental Health Monday host Dawn Nickel meets with LifeRing Board Member to talk about recovery and her personal recovery story.
- The Addicted Mind Podcast with LifeRing Board Member Jason Groce
November 2, 2017 — The Addicted Mind Podcast | Episode 15: Peer-to-Peer Support in Secular Recovery. Host Duane Osterland sits down with Board Member and LifeRing Community Activist Jason Groce to talk about his personal recovery journey and the core philosophy of LifeRing.