LifeRing

Support for staying clean and sober the LifeRing way

A network of friends helping each other to live free of alcohol and other addictive drugs, based on the philosophy of LifeRing.

MORE ABOUT LIFERING

Please click here to visit the homepage of Lifering Secular Recovery, to get even more information about Lifering. Lifering's online support includes (clickable links in blue):

1. An online meeting room, with both formal meetings and informal "just chat" time. If the link above doesn't work, try this one.

2. A list of face-to-face meetings, updated regularly. (See further below for a list of regional Lifering websites.)

3. Information on how Lifering works, including its "toolbox" for sobriety.

4. Links to a variety of email lists, including ones for people who may struggle with food/body issues, a women's list and a UK list.

5. A bulletin board service discussion forum. (Note: Content is publicly visible.)

6. How to become a convenor and help starting a meeting.

7. Information on making a donation to Lifering.

 

HOW TO USE THIS NING SITE

1. Click here for a list of general guidelines for comment posting, blog posting, forum posting, commenting on others' blog and forum posts, etc.

2. Individuals' "status" messages are editable at the top of individual members' pages.

3. The forum section is for more general discussion posts, while blogs are generally more personal in nature. There's no hard-and-fast division points between the two. 

4. Groups may be for things such as particular addictions (like marijuana) within Lifering's support, or for using technology, science, etc. for helping in support and recovery. Discussion, support and focus in groups should be guided by the same principles of recovery support listed in the guidelines above for posting in the general area of this site.

5. Members are free to post videos, podcasts and other audio clips, and photos. There is currently a limit of 20 per day on photo posting.

6. Ning has many "personalization" settings for design of your home page, etc. Play around!

7. Regarding privacy issues, the front page of this site is visible to the public; individual pages, blog and forum posts not listed on the front, etc., are NOT visible to the public.

LIFERING REGIONAL WEBSITES

URLs for regional websites below are clickable hyperlinks

1. Lifering Austin

2. Lifering Colorado

3. Lifering Modesto, Calif.

4. Lifering Sacramento

5. Lifering Tampa Bay

6. Lifering Connecticut
7. Lifering Tucson

8. Lifering Sonoma Cty., Cal.

9. Lifering Akron, Ohio

10. Lifering Humboldt Cty, Cal.

11. Lifering San Francisco

12. Lifering's Facebook page

Please email Steve or Jeff if you have a new regional website or Facebook page to post here.

LIFERING INTERNATIONAL WEBSITES

URLs for international websites below are clickable hyperlinks

1. Lifering Canada

2. Lifering Ireland

3. Lifering Ireland - Cork

4. Lifering Denmark on Facebook

5. Lifering Denmark

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Kellam Scott posted a status
"3 years ago I came here in need of help and I found exactly that!Thanks to this network I ended my addiction to alcohol.Thank you LifeRing!"
11 hours ago
Mary Killian posted a blog post

Don't Trip...

My name is Mary.  I am an alcoholic and an addict in recovery.  I am diligent about my sobriety, and I have managed to put together thirteen years.  I go to meetings. I talk to other addicts.  I read the Big Book.  I pray.  I have yet to relapse.  My disease doesn't care about any of these details.  Addiction will always be angling for an opportunity to get back in the house.It doesn't…See More
yesterday
Bob O. posted a blog post

Today Monday July 28, Online Meeting

Today Monday July 28,  Online Voice/Text MeetingHi AllEvery Monday in the "Voice/Text  Meeting Room" at 5 PM  PST, 8 PM EST, GMT 0100, CET 2 AM, "Deborah W ",  "Bob O" and  "Dennis M" host a "LifeRing Introduction" Online Text/Voice Meeting. The meeting is one hour, all are welcome, no pressure to participate you can just Listen/Text/Talk  or just stop in and say "Hi".Go to http://lifering.org/chat-room/ and do a one time sign up if you are not all…See More
yesterday
Plain old Steve left a comment for Christian L.
"Is this the same Christian L from the online meeting/chat room? Welcome."
Friday
JeffK left a comment for Christian L.
"Welcome here Christian!  How'd you find your way to LifeRing?"
Friday
Christian L. is now a member of LifeRing
Friday
Bob O. posted a blog post

Today Monday July 21, Online Meeting

Today Monday July 21,  Online Voice/Text MeetingHi AllEvery Monday in the "Voice/Text  Meeting Room" at 5 PM  PST, 8 PM EST, GMT 0100, CET 2 AM, "Deborah W ",  "Bob O" and  "Dennis M" host a "LifeRing Introduction" Online Text/Voice Meeting. The meeting is one hour, all are welcome, no pressure to participate you can just Listen/Text/Talk  or just stop in and say "Hi".Go to http://lifering.org/chat-room/ and do a one time sign up if…See More
Jul 21
JeffK left a comment for Just Ben
"Welcome here JB, and congrats on 2 weeks! :-)  Right, lots of Sacramento area face-to-face meetings, plus online meetings in the chat room if you care to check 'em out!"
Jul 20
Plain old Steve left a comment for Just Ben
"Been to any meetings in Sacramento yet? That Bob O guy will help you make it your last rodeo."
Jul 20
Just Ben is now a member of LifeRing
Jul 20
Bob O. posted a blog post

Today July 19, 10PM (PST) Skype Meeting

 Hi AllEvery Saturday 10PM PST there is a Skype meeting, below is how to join it. There will be ppl from all over the world. Last week Thailand, Japan, Australia, USA and one lady said  she was from Venus, said she wrote that book "Women are from Venus, Men are from Mars" maybe the Mars guy will show up tonight idk. For anyone who wants to connect with me on Skype my account is bobomohundro.Take Care, Bob O. SBC, AHFDI, DDNMWA quick guide to connecting to our LifeRing Asia Skype MeetingTo join…See More
Jul 19
JeffK left a comment for Wendy Foster
"Welcome here Wendy! :-)"
Jul 17

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Don't Trip...

Posted by Mary Killian on July 28, 2014 at 9:25pm 0 Comments

My name is Mary.  I am an alcoholic and an addict in recovery.  I am diligent about my…

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Today Monday July 28, Online Meeting

Posted by Bob O. on July 28, 2014 at 12:25pm 0 Comments

Today Monday July 28,  Online Voice/Text Meeting

Hi All

Every Monday in the "Voice/Text  Meeting Room" at 5 PM  PST, 8 PM EST, GMT 0100, CET 2 AM, "Deborah W ",  "Bob O" and  "Dennis M" host a "LifeRing Introduction" Online…

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Today July 19, 10PM (PST) Skype Meeting

Posted by Bob O. on July 19, 2014 at 10:22am 0 Comments

 Hi All

Every Saturday 10PM PST there is a Skype meeting, below is how to join it. There will be ppl from all over the world. Last week Thailand, Japan, Australia, USA and one lady said  she was from Venus, said she wrote that book "Women…

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Shambala

Posted by Mary Killian on July 14, 2014 at 6:58pm 0 Comments

Gene Dall has always been quiet.  He's not one for small talk.  He doesn't ask…

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