12-Step Recovery Groups:

ADDICTS

Sex Addicts Anonymous: www.sexaa.org

SAA ( recommended )

Sexaholics Anonymous: www.sa.org

SA ( Caution: Not Gay friendly )

Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous: www.slaafws.org

SLAA

PARTNERS AND FAMILIES

Codependents of Sexual Addicts: www.cosa-recovery.org

COSA ( recommended )

S-Anon International Family Groups: www.sanon.org

S-Anon

Recovery Couples Anonymous: www.recovery-couples.org

RCA

Additional Resources

Society For the Advancement of Sexual Health: www.sash.net

SASH

International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals: www.iitap.com

IITAP

SexHelp.com: www.sexhelp.com

Gentle Path Press: www. gentlepath.com

Listed resources available here.

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Inpatient Treatment Facilities

The New Orleans Institute: Treatment for Trauma-Based Disorders, Compulsive Behaviors and Eating Disorders. 1-800-598-2040

www.riveroakshospital.com

Pine Grove: Behavioral Health and Addiction Services. 1-888-574-HOPE

www.pinegrove-treatment.com

The Meadows: Recovery Becomes Reality. 1-800-632-3697

www.themeadows.org

Serenity Lane: Treatment Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Dependencies.

Oregon Treatment facility.

www.serenitylane.org

Life Healing Center: Intensive Trauma Resolution Treatment

1-800-989-7406

www.life-healing.com

The Refuge, A Healing Place

352-288-3333

www.therefuge-ahealingplace.com

Recommended Reading

Books by Dr. Patrick Carnes, Ph.D - Sexual Addiction Treatment Pioneer.

Don't Call it Love: Recovery From Sexual Addiction. ( His groundbreaking book)

Out of the Shadows: Understanding Sexual Addiction

A Gentle Path Through the Twelve Steps.

Sexual Anorexia: Overcoming Sexual Self- Hatred

The Betrayal Bond: Breaking Free Of Exploitive Relationships.

Additional Reading:

Mending a Shattered Heart: A Guide for Partners of Sex Addicts

Edited by Dr. Stephanie Carnes, Ph. D.

Your Sexually Addicted Spouse: How Partners Can Cope and Heal

By Barbara Steffens and Marsha Means

Cruise Control, Understanding Sex Addiction in Gay Men

Author: Robert Weiss, MSW, CAS

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Disclosing Secrets: When , to Whom, and How Much to Reveal.

Authors: Jennifer Schneider, MD and Deborah Corley.

Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring For Yourself. Author: Melody Beattie

Ready to Heal: Women Facing Love, Sex, and Relationship Addiction.

Author: Kelly McDaniel

Survivors: Stories and Strategies to Heal the Hurt

Author: Dr. John Preston, Ph.D.

Opening Up: The Healing Power of Expressing Emotions.

Author: Dr. James Pennebaker, Ph.D.