Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous [spacer size=”20″] Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous (SLAA) is a twelve-step program for people recovering from sex addiction and love addiction. SLAA was founded in Boston, Massachusetts in 1976, by a member of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). Though he had been a member of AA for many years, he repeatedly acted…

Stop smoking or quit smoking [spacer size=”20″] To stop smoking or quit smoking has similar withdrawal symptoms and cravings that can be as strong as those experienced by heroin addicts. In addition to the physical withdrawal effects of quitting smoking, such as headaches, nausea and dizziness, the National Institutes of Health studies have found that…

Gambling addictions [spacer size=”20″] People who are addicted to gambling or have gambling addictions are actually going through a more serious underlying problem of impulse control. This means that even though gamblers realize that their actions are ruining them financially and otherwise, they still choose the gambling behavior over quitting. There are two different types…

Compulsive overeating [spacer size=”20″] The first step in recovering from compulsive overeating is realizing there’s a problem. Someone who eats compulsively cannot recover until facing up to the fact that he’s addicted to food, admitting powerlessness over his eating disorder. It’s only by surrendering to a higher power, seeking support from other compulsive overeaters, and…

Gambling, a serious problem that is sometimes ignored [spacer size=”20″] Gamblers Anonymous, as well as other organizations, offer 12-step programs based on peer support to help addicts overcome their issues. Regular meetings are the key to recovery, and participants are helped through the process of accepting responsibility for their addiction, reaching out, making amends with…