Caught in the Web – Where to seek help


If you or someone you know is struggling with pornography, the following organizations offer help for overcoming addiction and for helping an addict’s family cope with the devastation.

SA-Sexaholics Anonymous
A national 12-step program for sexual addicts and sexual offenders. Mostly males attending. (615) 370-6062; www.sa.org

S-Anon
National 12-Step program for spouses of sexual addicts and partners of sexual offenders. Primarily married women attending. Companion program to SA. (615) 833-3152; www.sanon.org

SCA ­ Sexual Compulsives Anonymous
Mostly urban 12-step program, primarily for sexual addicts. (800) 977-4325; www.sca-recovery.org

SLAA ­ Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous
National 12-step program for sexual addicts and those with patterns of unhealthy romantic relationships. Greater female attendance; some “women only” meetings. (781) 255-8825; www.slaafws.org

SAA ­ Sex Addicts Anonymous
A National 12-step program for sexual addicts and some sexual offenders. Scattered meetings have female attendance. (800) 477-8191; www.sexaa.org

COSA
National 12-Step program for partners of sexual addicts and sexual offenders. Both men and women attending. Companion program to SAA. (763) 537-6904; www.cosa-recovery.org

– Carol McGalliard