Links

Web Sites

HBO: Addiction Project

A great resource, with articles and videos related to addiction, treatment, aftercare, and relapse.

A & E Interventions

A series of real life interventions performed by the A & E Intervention Team.

Addictions and Recovery

This site is an excellent resource for anyone struggling with an alcohol or drug addiction.

SARR

An online resource for people struggling with sex addiction.

Cybersex Addicts

A great online resource for people struggling with a cybersex addiction.

Drug and Alcohol Helpline

Funded by the Government of Ontario, the Drug and Alcohol Helpline provides information about drug and alcohol addiction services in Ontario.

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)

Alcoholics Anonymous offers support and fellowship to individuals with alcohol problems through its Twelve Steps program. AA meetings are completely anonymous and open to anyone of any age who wants to achieve and maintain sobriety.

 AA Toronto

This link will provide you with a search tool that allows you to find meeting locations and times in the City of Toronto.  There are more than 500 meetings per week in the GTA so you will be sure to find a meeting which is convenient for you. Click here for an introduction to AA meetings as well as an explanation of the various types of meeting formats.

Narcotics Anonymous (NA) 

NA is the same idea as AA but the focus is on drug addicts as opposed to alcoholics. Many recovering drug addicts report that they benefit from AA meetings as well.

NA Toronto

Use this link to locate NA meetings in the City of Toronto.

Sexaholics Anonymous

Sexaholics Anonymous 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. Other links you may find helpful are SAA and SLAA.

Al-Anon

Al-Anon and Alateen Family Groups offer support and fellowship to relatives and friends of individuals with alcohol problems. Mutual support groups meet worldwide. It is very crucial that family members seek support and guidance for themselves. Click here to learn more about having an addict in your family.

Al-Anon Toronto

Use this link to locate Al-Anon meetings in the GTA.

Nar-Anon

Similar to Al-Anon, Nar-Anon is a twelve-step program designed to help relatives and friends of addicts recover from the effects of living with an addicted relative or friend.

S-Anon

S-Anon is a program of recovery for those who have been affected by someone else’s sexual behavior.  The primary purpose of S-Anon is to recover from the effects upon us of another person’s sexaholism, and to help families and friends of sexaholics.

 

Books

Addictive Thinking by Abraham J Twerski

Don’t Call It Love: Recovery From Sexual Addiction by Patrick Carnes

Out Of The Shadows: Understanding Sexual Addiction by Patrick Carnes

Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself by Melody Beattie

Straight Talk From Claudia Black: What Recovering Parents Should Tell Their Kids about Drugs and Alcohol by Claudia Black

The Big Book by Alcoholics Anonymous

Staying Sober by Rick Adair

I Want to Change My Life  by Steven Melemis