Multiple Paths

Out of the Box Recovery + Peer Support does not always = 12 steps. When it comes to addiction recovery, the traditional 12-step program has been the go-to approach for many rehabilitation centers. But is it really the only path to recovery? We voice an emphatic NO. Recovery is an intensely personal voyage, and all…

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Guidelines Revamp

Call To Action In a recent survey regarding Board of Directors (BOD) engagement, I shared my thoughts on LifeRing’s commendable efforts within the constraints of a limited diversity pool for a non-profit. I emphasized the need for urgent steps to enhance our communications and policies, fostering inclusivity and equity. Let’s delve into my perspective: Fifteen…

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20 Years Shout-Out!

20 Years Soberversary! I always get a thrill celebrating my soberversaries, but this year is particularly significant, as I now have 20 years. Its significance lies not in the sense of personal achievement or victory, but in awareness of the healing power of community. That very power is available to everyone here, active participants and…

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Growing with LifeRing

It Wasn’t Always Like This A Journey of Flourishing Growth  Shortly after I first started down the road of my recovery journey, I came across a sad, scrawny ficus seedling struggling to stay upright propped in a corner of Grocery Outlet amid its thriving siblings. I thought, “Little Tree, I know just how you feel.” …

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