Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous (S.L.A.A)
Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous, or S.L.A.A., is a program for anyone who suffers from an addictive compulsion to engage in or avoid sex, love, or emotional attachment.
S.L.A.A. uses the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions adapted from Alcoholics Anonymous to recover from these compulsions.
Sexual Compulsives Anonymous (SCA)
Sexual Compulsives Anonymous is a 12-Step fellowship, inclusive of all sexual orientations, open to anyone with a desire to recover from sexual compulsion. It is not group therapy, but a spiritual program that provides a safe environment for working on problems of sexual addiction and sexual sobriety.
SCA is a 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 from sexual compulsion. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop having compulsive sex.
Sex Addicts Anonymous (SAA)
SAA is a 12-step program for sex addicts. Sex Addicts Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength, and hope with each other for the purpose of finding freedom from addictive sexual behavior and helping others recover from sex addiction. Local meetings offer an accepting, non-threatening environment where they are able to share their common struggles and learn how to apply the principles of the Twelve Steps to their everyday lives.
Sexual Recovery Anonymous (SRA)
Sexual Recovery Anonymous (SRA), a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem— sexual addiction—and help others to recover.
SRA offers a path of recovery from sex addiction. Like all addictions, sex addiction interferes with the life process, and can even be life-threatening. SRA offers a way to stop compulsive sexual behavior through practicing the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions.
SRA's website is also for the family members and friends of the sex addict who want to better understand sex addiction and where help can be obtained.
Sexaholics Anonymous (SA)
Sexaholics Anonymous (SA) is a 12-step program for sex addicts. SA is a fellowship with a solution to the problems of lust, sex, and pornography addiction. SA bases its definition of sobriety on traditional concepts of marriage.
For the married sexaholic, sexual sobriety means having no form of sex with self or with persons other than the spouse. In SA’s sobriety definition, the term “spouse” refers to one’s partner in a marriage between a man and a woman. For the unmarried sexaholic, sexual sobriety means freedom from sex of any kind. And for all, single and married alike, sexual sobriety also includes progressive victory over lust.
Porn Addicts Anonymous
Porn Addicts Anonymous is for men and women who have suffered from their addictive behavior. Having been isolated, alone, afraid, and sometimes filled with shame and grief, they now seek the experience, strength and hope of others who are recovering from this addiction.
They believe that by using the 12-steps, a spiritual program of recovery, they may recover from this addictive disease. If you are struggling with an addiction to pornography, you are not alone. The only requirement for PAA membership is a desire to stop using pornography in all of its forms.
Porn Anonymous sprang out of the original Alcoholics Anonymous Program and is a nonprofit fellowship of people for whom porn had become a major problem. Membership is free and open to all porn addicts.
Porn Anonymous provides a recovery process and peer support network that are linked together. One of the keys to Porn Anonymous’ success is the therapeutic value of addicts working with other addicts. Members share their successes and challenges in overcoming active addiction and living porn-free, through the application of the principles contained within the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions. These principles are the core of the Porn Anonymous recovery program.
Self-Management And Recovery Training (SMART) is a global community of mutual-support groups. At meetings, participants help one another resolve problems with any addiction (to drugs or alcohol or to activities such as gambling or over-eating). Participants find and develop the power within themselves to change and lead fulfilling and balanced lives guided by our science-based and sensible 4-Point Program®.
12-Step Programs for Couples
Recovering Couples Anonymous (RCA)
RCA is a 12-step program that focuses on recovery issues experienced by couples affected by sex addiction.
They suffer from many addictions and dysfunctions, and they share their experience, strength, and hope with each other that they may solve their common problems and help other recovering couples restore their relationships. The only requirement for membership is the desire to remain committed to each other and to develop new intimacy.
12-Step Programs for Spouses / Partners of Sex & Love Addicts
A companion program to Sex Addicts Anonymous (SAA), COSA is a 12-step program for partners and significant others of sex addicts. COSA is a recovery program for those whose lives have been affected by compulsive sexual behavior.
Adapted from Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon, COSA is a program for their spiritual development, no matter what a person's religious beliefs. As COSA members meet to share their experience, strength, and hope while working the Twelve Steps, they grow stronger in spirit. They begin to lead their lives more serenely and in deeper fulfillment, little by little, one day at a time.
A companion program to Sexaholics Anonymous, S-Anon is a 12-step program for spouses / partners of sex addicts.
The S-Anon Family Groups are a fellowship of the relatives and friends of sexually addicted people who share their experience, strength and hope in order to solve their common problems.
S-Anon's primary purpose is to recover from the effects upon them of another person’s sexaholism and to help the families and friends of sexaholics. S-Anon does this by applying the Twelve Steps of S-Anon to their lives and by welcoming and giving comfort to families of sexaholics.