12-Step Support

Alcoholics Anonymous | www.alcoholics-anonymous.org

Al-Anon/Alateen | www.al-anon.org

Adult Children of Alcoholics | www.AdultChildren.org

Debtors Anonymous | www.debtorsanonymous.com

Gamblers Anonymous | www.gamblersanonymous.com

Dual Recovery Anonymous | www.draonline.com

Marijuana Anonymous | www.marijuana-anonymous.com

Sex & Love Addicts Anonymous | www.slaafws.org

NIDA | National Institute of Drug Abuse | The science of drug abuse and addiction.

SAMHSA | Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration | Improving the quality & availability of substance abuse prevention & treatment.

Buddhist Recovery| The use of Buddhist teachings to help people recover from the suffering caused by addictive behaviors.

Mental Health Care & Additional Resources

NIMH | National Institute of Mental Health | Transforming the understanding & treatment of mental illness through research.

MARC | UCLA Semel Institute | Mindful Awareness Research Center

SAVE | Suicide Awareness Voices of Education

National Resource Center on Domestic Violence

National Child Abuse Hotline

National Center on Elder Abuse

Alcoholism & Addiction Books

Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous *(pp. 63-65, 86, 268, 417)

Drinking a Love Story, Author: Caroline Knapp

In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts, Author: Gabor Maté

Smashed, Author: Karen Zailckas

Spiritual Existential Books

Each Day a New Beginning, Author: Karen Horney

Ten Steps to your Best, Author: Rabbi Twerski

The Eight Human Talents, Author: Gurmukh

The Thirteen Petalled Rose, Author: Edin Steinsaltz

The Road Less Traveled, Author: Scott Peck 

Eating Disorder Books

Eating in the Light of the Moon, Author: Anita Johnson

Intuitive Eating, Authors: Evelyn Tribole & Elyse Resch

Life Without ED, Author: Jenni Schaefer

The Eating Disorder Sourcebook, Author: Carolyn Costin

Unbearable Lightness, Author: Portia de Rossi

Wasted, Author: Marya Hornbacher


When Addiction Counselors Relapse by Jeff Forester

Sober Travel Guide by Kristen McGuiness

Study of Brain's Opioid Receptor/Endorphin System Holds Promise for Bulimia Treatment | Science Daily

Specific Regions of Brain Implicated in Anorexia | Science Daily

Anorexia linked to chemical in brain | AP

Supportive Websites & Social Networks

NEDA | National Eating Disorders Association | Providing help & hope to those affected by EDs.

EDA | Eating Disorder Anonymous | *Balance- not abstinence- is the goal.

EDC | Eating Disorder Coalition | An organization with the mission to advance the federal recognition of EDs as a public healthy priority.

Jenni Schaefer | Well renowned author & ED activist.

MentorCONNECT | First global eating disorders mentoring organization.