There are so many resources available today to supplement the healing and recovery process.  Following is a resource list that, while not all-inclusive, includes some self-tests and web site links which may be helpful.  Sometimes when we have had much counseling and prayer but still struggle, it is because we have not gotten to some of the root issues below.

Addiction Recovery Groups:

Substance Abuse Treatment Resources: 
Alcoholics Anonymous:  http://www.aa.org
Narcotics Anonymous for the drug addicted:  http://www.chicagona.org
Celebrate Recovery (Christian recovery group originally from Saddleback Church): http://www.celebraterecovery.com
Faithful and True (Christian support group for sexually broken):  http://www.faithfulandtrueministries.com
Desert Stream Ministries (Christian group for same sex attraction, love and sex addiction):  http://www.desertstream.org 

Support Groups for Loved Ones of the Addicted:

http://www.al-anon.alateen.org/ and www.whydonttheyjustquit.com

Resources for Talking to Your Kids about Drugs and Alcohol:

Talking to Your Kids about Drugs and Alcohol: The Ultimate Do's and Don'ts: http://www.treehouserehab.org

Intervention eBook: What to Do if Your Child is Drinking or Using Drugs: http://www.drugfreeazkids.org

Characteristics and Self-Help Quizzes:

Am I an Alcoholic? 
I Can't Be an Alcoholic!  I Function Too Well.  http://www.psychologytoday.com/search/query?keys=high+functioning+alcoholic&x=4&y=7
Adult Children of Alcoholics characteristics:  http://www.drjan.com/13char.html
Codependency Characteristics:   www.lifescript.com
Love Addiction Characteristics:  http://www.sexhelp.com/betrayal_bond.cfm

If you find yourself in any of the above self-help readings or quizzes, print off the results or information to which you relate and bring to the first session.



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