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International. 700 chapters. Founded 1979. 12-Step. Program of recovery for those who want to stop their sexually self-destructive thinking and behavior. Mutual support to achieve and maintain sexual sobriety. Phone network, quarterly newsletter, literature and books. Guidelines to help start a similar group.
P.O. Box 3565
Brentwood, TN 37024-3565
Voice: 615-370-6062 or 1-866-424-8777
International. 1,400+ groups. Founded 1977. 12-Step. Fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other so they may overcome their sexual addiction or dependency. Open to all who share a desire to stop compulsive sexual dependency.
International Service Organization of SAA
P.O. Box 70949
Houston, TX 77270
Voice: 713-869-4902 or 1-800-477-8191
(BILINGUAL) International. 118+ groups. Founded 1982. 12-Step. Fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from sexual compulsion. Based on the 12-step model of recovery. Newsletter, information and referrals, phone support and conferences. Guidelines for starting similar groups.
Sexual Compulsives Anonymous
P.O. Box 1585 Old Chelsea Station
New York, NY 10011
International. 280 affiliated groups. Founded 1984. 12-Step. Support group for persons who have a friend or family member with a sexual addiction. Assistance available for starting groups. Local, regional and international conferences.
P.O. Box 17294
Nashville, TN 37217
International. 32 affiliated groups. Founded 1990. 12-Step. Fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover. For those with a desire to stop compulsive sexual behavior. Online support referrals and literature also available.
Sexual Recovery Anonymous
P.O. Box 178
New York, NY 10278
International. 700 affiliated groups. Founded 1985. 12-Step. Christ-centered. Support for anyone affected by addictions, as well as their families and friends. Uses 12-steps of A.A. and applies them to the Scriptures. Uses Jesus Christ as the 'higher power'. Supplements involvement in other 12-step groups. Newsletter, group development guidelines and conferences.
Overcomers Outreach, Inc.
12828 Acheson Dr.
Whittier, CA 90601
12-Step. International. 50 chapters. 12-Step. Spiritual recovery group for anyone seeking a solution for any kind of addiction, problem or behavior. Families and friends welcome. Face-to-face and telephone meetings available. For information go to website and click on the 'Meetings' tab or 'Contact Us' tab. Free 'How To Begin...' guides and 'Start A Group' kit can be downloaded from the website.
R.A. Universal Services
P.O. Box 1212
East Northport, NY 11731
12-Step. International. Founded 2003. Mutual support for all addictions including alcohol, drugs, food, sex, smoking and gambling.
AAA World GSO
40 Wickstead Way
Thornhill, ON L3T 5E4
International. 50+ affiliated groups. Founded 1980. 12-Step. * Program for those whose lives have been affected by someone else's compulsive sexual behavior. Assistance in starting new groups. Newsletter. Online and telephone meetings.
ISO of COSA
9219 Katy Freeway #212
Houston, TX 77024
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