Below are some helpful websites, organizations and books for various topics:

empty accordion to have all closed


12-Step Support Groups:

Alcoholics Anonymous


Cocaine Anonymous

Gamblers Anonymous

Narcotics Anonymous

Addiction Information:

National Institute on Drug Abuse

Nida Notes

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence

National Institute of Mental Health

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration

Addiction Books:

Rewired: A Bold New Approach to Addiction and Recovery, by Erica Spiegelman

Staying Sober: A Guide for Relapse Prevention, by Terrence Gorski

Recovery: Freedom from Our Addiction, by Russel Brand

Facing Love Addiction, by Pia Mellody

Books For Family Members of Someone Struggling with Addiction:

The Anatomy of Addiction: What Science and Research Tell Us About the True Causes, Best Preventative Techniques, and Most Successful Treatments, by Akikur Mohammad, MD

Beautiful boy: A Father’s Journey Through His Son’s Addiction, by David Sheff

Beyond Addiction: How Science and Kindness Help People Change, by Jeffrey Foote, PhD, Carrie Wilkens, PhD and Nicole Kosanke, PhD

Recovering My Kid: Parenting Young Adults in Treatmen and Beyond, by Dr. Joseph Lee

It Takes A Family: Creating Lasting Sobriety, Togetherness, and Happiness, by Debra Jay

Addict In The Family: Support Through Loss, Hope, and Recovery, by Beverly Conyers

Unwelcome Inheritance: Break Your Family’s Cycle of Addictive Behaviors, by Lisa Sue Woititz and Dr. Janet Woititz

Adult Children of Alcoholics, by Janet Woititz

Eating Disorders and Disordered Eating

Information and Associations:

Academy for Eating Disorders (education and resources for the public and professionals — international)

Association for Size Diversity and Health (for Health at Every Size®)

National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (lists free support groups — United States)

Center for Clinical Interventions (FREE downloadable workbooks, adjunct healing sources)

National Eating Disorders Association (for family, friends, teachers, & coaches, etc)


Intuitive Eating

Size and Diversity Health

Eating Disorder Books:

Life Without Ed, by Jenni Schaefer

Eating In The Light Of The Moon, by Anita Johnston, PhD

The F@ck It Diet, by Caroline Dooner

8 Keys to End Emotional Eating, by Howard Farkas

Health At Every Size, by Linda Bacon

Intuitive Eating: A Revolutionary Anti-Diet Approach, by Evelyn Tribole, MS, RDN and Elyse Resch, MS, RDN

The Intuitive Eating Workbook, by Evelyn Tribole

The Beauty Myth, by Naomi Wolf

Binge Eating Disorder, by Amy Pershing

Books For Spouses or Family Members of Someone Struggling with an Eating Disorder:

The Parents Guide to Eating Disorders, by Marcia Herrin

The Family Eating Disorder Manual, by Laura Hill , PhD

Why She Feels Fat: Understanding Your Loved One’s Eating Disorder and How You Can Help, by Johanna Marie McShane

Surviving An Eating Disorder: Strategies for Families and Friends, by Michele Siegel



Getting The Love You Want, by Harville Hendrix, PhD and Helen Lakelly Hunt, PhD

How to Be An Adult In Relationships, by David Richo

Facing Love Addiction, by Pia Mellody

Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love, by Sue Johnson

Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life: Life-Changing Tools for Healthy Relationships (Nonviolent Communication Guides), by Marshall Rosenberg

Passionate Marriage, by David Schnarch

If the Buddha Dated: A Handbook for Finding Love on a Spiritual Path, by Charlotte Kasl

If the Buddha Married: Creating Enduring Relationships on a Spiritual Path, by Charlotte Kasl



Codependent No More, by Melody Beattie

Facing Codependence by Pia Mellody

Get in Touch