Sexual Addiction Resources / Support Programs

Using Mindfulness in your recovery: 

Useful Videos:

TED talk by Brene Brown on vulnerability  
TED talk by Gary Wilson on porn   
TED talk by Paula Hall on sex addiction 

Books For Addicts:

Out Of The Shadows by Partick Carnes

Facing The Shadow: Starting Sexual and Relationship Recovery by Patrick Carnes

Breaking the Cycle: Free Yourself from Sex Addiction, Porn Obsession, and Shame by

Books For Partners of Sex Addicts:

A House Interrupted by Maurita Corcoran

Mending a shattered Heart by Stefanie Carnes

Facing Heartbreak: Steps to Recovery for Partners of Sex Addicts

Your Sexually Addicted Spouse: Hoe Partners Can Cope and Heal by George Collins

Books for Female Sex Addicts:

Ready to Heal by Kelly McDaniel

 No Stones – Women Redeemed from Sexual Addiction by Marnie Ferree

Naked In Public: A Memoir of Recovery From Sex Addiction and Other Temporary Insanities by Staci Sprout

"Love, Lust, Anger by Maureen Cannon

Facing Love Addiction by Pia Mellody, 

Ready to Heal by Kelly McDaniels

 Love Addict by Ethlie Ann Vare

Below are listings for addicts, partners of addicts and couples 12 step meeting groups. Some meetings are open to anyone who wishes to attend, others are “closed to members only” or are gender specific. For more detailed information call the local hotline number. The hotline numbers usually  provide a recorded announcement or confidentially take your name and number and call you back with meeting information.


Addict 12 step meetings:

Sexaholics Anonymous (SA)

 Toll-free: (866) 424-8777

NYC (212) 459-4044

A national 12 step program for sexual addicts and sexual offenders. Mostly males in attendance.

Sexual Addicts Anonymous (SAA)

National: (800) 477-4181

NYC:       (347) 815-4SAA (722)

NYC website:

phone line for Spanish speakers (347) 566-9ASA (272)

Sexual Compulsives Anonymous (SCA)

National: (800) 977-4325

Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous (SLAA)

National: (781) 255-8825
NYC:      (646) 703-0048

Sexual Recovery Anonymous (SRA)

NYC: (646) 450-9690


Couples/Partner 12 Step meetings:


National: (800) 210-8141

National 12 step program for spouses of sexual addicts and partners of sexual offenders. Primarily married women in attendance. Companion program to SA.


National: (866) 899-COSA (2672)

National 12 step program for partners and significant others of sexual addicts and sexual offenders. Both men and women in attendance. 

Recovering Couples Anonymous (RCA)

National: 1-877-663-2317

A national 12 step program focused on the recovery issues of the couple itself. Both partners (addict and co-addict) are encouraged to attend. All committed couples are welcome.


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Inpatient Facilities: 

Keystone, McMurray, PA

Sierra Tucson,Tucson AZ

Gentle Path at The Meadows, Wickenburg, AZ

Gratitude at Pine Grove in Hattiesburg, MS

The Ranch in Nunnelly, TN

Life Healing Center in Santa Fe, NM

Prescott House in Prescott, AZ

Caron  FL & PA

The Refuge, A Healing Place in Ocklawaha, FL

Bellwood Health Services in Toronto, Ontario

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Phone consultations are available from the convenience of your home. Call the number below or email us to schedule an appointment.

Call 212-665-7352