Resources


12-Step Groups 

·       S.A.A. – Sex Addicts Anonymous: National 12-step program encourages participants to define their sex addiction recovery through the boundaries of a “Sex Plan” which is evolved by working with other recovering members. Population is mixed, primarily men, both homosexual and heterosexual with some female attendance.§  www.sexaa.org

 

·       S.C.A. – Sexual Compulsives Anonymous: 12-step program found in major urban areas nationally. Primarily attended by gay and bisexual men and some women. Participants define their sex addiction treatment plan through the boundaries of a “Sex Plan” which is evolved by working with other recovering members. Has a program for sex addiction wives.

§  www.sca-recovery.org

 

·       S.L.A.A. – Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous:  National 12 step program focused on addictive sexual and romantic relationships. Helpful for people who consistently involve themselves in abusive, non-nurturing relationships as well as sex addicts. This program tends to attract more mixed male/female group.§  www.slaafws.org

 

·       S.A. – Sexaholics Anonymous:  National 12 step program which employs the most restricted definition of sex addiction recovery. Sobriety is defined as “No sexual behavior outside of a committed (heterosexual) marital relationship.” Population is primarily heterosexual men, some women do attend. Has a program for sex addiction wives calledS-Anon.www.sa.org and S-Anon sanon.org

·       S.R.A. – Sexual Recovery Anonymous: Sobriety includes “freedom from sex outside a mutually committed relationship.” Population is primarily men, both gay and straight with some female attendance.§  http://sexualrecovery.org

Groups for couples, spouses, partners, and family members

The following 12-Step fellowships are for friends and family of sexual compulsives, or for couples.

 

·       R.C.A. – Recovering Couples Anonymous: A 12-step program that helps partners who are addicts or co-addicts on issues of commitment, intimacy and mutual recovery, with a focus on improving the significant-other bond. All couples, married, non-married, gay and straight, are welcome.§  recovering-couples.org 

§  COSA – A recovery program for men and women whose lives have been affected by someone else’s sexual behavior. 

·       S-ANON and S-Ateen – S-Anon is a program of recovery for those who have been affected by someone else’s sexual behavior, while S-Ateen is a similar program for teenagers (with additional adult guidance).§  www.sanon.org

Helpful Links

www.yourbrainonporn.com. This site will help you understand exactly how today’s extreme Internet porn can alter the brain. Armed with that knowledge, you’ll realize that some primitive circuitry in your brain is just trying to do its job when it pushes you toward porn. And you’ll see how to outsmart it and restore your balance.

Get an App:

·       r/TRIBE

·       NoFap Emergency App

 

Non 12-Step Forums: 

·       Reboot Nation – Has its own forum. Start your own recovery journal, try a “classic” reboot, post, ask questions, share, get support and help raise awareness of porn-related problems. 

·       NoFap.org It has its own forum and is synched up with Reddit’s Reddit/NoFap (below)Find an Accountability Partner. Accountability Partners are pairs who hold each other accountable during the NoFap Challenge. Create a Journal thread. Strict NSFW filtering.

·       NoFap subreddit – Very active forum on reddit. 

·       PornFree subreddit – Community to help those with porn addiction 

·       NoFap Teens subreddit 

·       NoFap Christians subreddit 

·       NoPorn subreddit 

·       Your Brain Rebalanced – Start your own recovery journal, discuss variations on the rebooting theme, post, ask questions, share, and get support.

·       Feed The Right Wolf – Blog, articles, forum 

·       Daily Strength: Sex/Pornography Addiction Support Group – Active forum for sex/porn addicts and their partners.

 

·       Porn Addiction Info – Active forums for both porn addicts and partners. 

·       No-Porn.com – Active forums for both porn addicts and partners, recovery materials. 

·       Through the Flame – Active forums for both porn addicts and their partners. 

·       Love & freedom project – Free ebook: quit PMO in 30 days

·       Omega Man’s Resources – List of resources from member of YBR 

Non 12-Step Organizations, Sites & Programs: 

·       Recovery Nation – Free program (workshops, articles,resources, coaching)

·       Thread about Recovery Nation’s program 

·       Porn Free Power – Free guide packed with strategies and exercises 

·       PornFree Radio by Matt Dobschuetz 

·       Love you, hate the porn – Blog, good info for couples 

·       Healthysex.com – Professional services, articles. Authors of “The Porn Trap” 

·       PornHelp.org – Help people take the first step in quitting porn 

·       The Sex God Project – Started by a Gay man 

·       Building the New – Porn addiction recovery through Mindfulness & Compassion

·       The Fortify Program – Recovery program (free to those under 21) 

·       Inner Gold – blog, videos, counseling, and addiction programs. 

·       Healthystrokes: traumatic masturbation syndrome – If you are a face down (prone) masturbator, you need to follow this link

·       Wiki on porn recovery – Good tips on avoiding porn and porn recovery. 

·       The Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health (SASH)

“SASH envisions a society in which the stigma and ignorance, which currently define the perception of out of control sexual behavior, no longer exist. Instead, adequate and effective treatment modalities exist to properly address the issue.”  

·       Pathways Institute for Impulse Control – Professional services, articles 

·       Rational Recovery – All addictions. 

·       SMART Recovery® – All addictions. Active forum, online meetings, lots of resources. 

·       Scoop It: Sex Addiction – Comprehensive collection of curated, up-to-date information regarding addictive/compulsive sexual behavior.  

·       PornFreeLife.com – A free e-book.

 

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