SACRIFICE

SOURCES FOR HELP

Organizations
New Life Ministries/Every Mans Battle www.Newlife.com
This organization offers books and it most powerful  offering for us men is a weekend especially for sex addicts that  will change your life.

Marked Men For Christ www.markedmenforchrist.org
Note: Marked Men for Christ is not a porn or addict specific group but an organization that offers a life changing experience
and follow up that will help any man transform his inner pain.

Sexaholics Anonymous  www.sa.org
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. Go to www.sa.org for information how to find local meetings for your area.

Sex Addicts Anonymous  http://saa-recovery.org
As a fellowship of recovering addicts, Sex Addicts Anonymous offers a message of hope to anyone who suffers from sex addiction.

Christian websites  
SexHelp.com.  This site was created by noted psychologist and author, Dr. Patrick Carnes  

Pornography Harms:  A vast collection of peer-reviewed research on the harm of pornography
  
Focus on the Family:  A website that provides Christian resources for parenting

Family Life Center Publications www.familylifecenter.net

sexaddict.com - ( Doug Weiss - Heart to Heart Counseling Center in Colorado Springs)

restoringthesoul.com -  (Michael Cusick - Restoring the Soul Ministry for Christian Leaders in Denver)
 
Freedom Everyday:  A site sponsored by L.I.F.E. Ministries (Living in Freedom Everyday), a sexual addiction recovery ministry
 
The King's Men:  The mission of this organization is, as men, to pledge to unite and build up other men in the mold of leader, protector, and provider through education, formation and action
  
Somebody's Daughter:  A Journey To Freedom From Pornography
   
The Pink Cross:  Where addicts get help and those that work in the industry find hope

Catholic websites 
Institute for Marital Healing.  A great resource created by Catholic Psychiatrist, Richard P Fitzgibbons M.D.  The page dealing with pornography is HERE  

The Porn Effect:  A Catholic online community which offers support and encouragement to those affected by sexual sin.  Click here to read an article about the founder of www.theporneffect.com and how this young man overcame his addiction to pornography
 
St. Joseph’s Covenant Keepers
 
Unity Restored Using porn? Know someone using Porn? There is help
  
Family Life Center International
 
Fathers For Good:  A parenting website sponsored by the Knights of Columbus
 
PornNoMore:  A Catholic website with information, prayers, and witness talks for those  struggling with pornography

Reclaim www.ReclaimSexualHealth.com

The My House Initiative:  Started by the Archdiocese of Kansas City.  An initiative aimed at fostering the virtue of chastity by building awareness of the effects of pornography in society, offering support and healing for those harmed by it, and educating Catholics on what they can do to protect their families from its influence.   Catholictherapists.com:   Catholic Therapists offering counseling that is consistent with church teaching
 
Theology of the Body:  The online resource for John Paul II's Theology of the Body
 
Who Does it Hurt:  Website of Matthew Fradd in Ireland, who is a Catholic man with a passion for sexual integrity  

True Knights:  The confraternity of Christian husbands, fathers, and sons

Secular websites  
The Social Cost of Pornography:  Presented by the Witherspoon Institute, this website features the consultation on "The Social Costs of Pornography" where leading experts in the fields of psychiatry, psychology, neurophysiology, philosophy, sociology, law, and political theory present a rigorously argued overview of the problem of pornography in our society and to make recommendations (includes videos from recent conference about these studies)  

National Coalition for the Protection of Children and Families:  Promotes decency and family life

Online Video & Audio 
Psychiatrist Richard P Fitzgibbons M.D. on John Paul II's Love and Responsibility  Click here 

Author and sociologist Gail Dines.  "Has Porn Hijacked Sexuality?" CNN Video  

The My House video put together by the Colorado Spring diocese:  Click here 

Jeff Cavins: "The Pornography Plague and the Path to Christian Purity"  Click here 

Father Larry Richards speaks to men about confession.  Click here

Internet filters, accountability software, and media safety

iSAFE:  A website for internet safety education

 Clean Hotels:  Information on hotels that do not offer in-room, "adult" (pornographic) pay-per-view movies
 
Filter Review:  A website that describes and rates different internet filters
 
Covenant Eyes:  Provides Internet Accountability and Filtering services. Covenant Eyes Internet Accountability is unique in that monitors all the sites you visit and sends a report to the person you choose. Each site receives a score for mature content. What we do online impacts our lives offline. Available for Mac, Windows, iPhone and iPod Touch.
 
Safe Eyes:  Internet safety software providing filtering and accountability software (Mac and PC along with iPhone and iPod Touch
 
Morality in Media:  A Website to inform citizens and public officials about what they can do through law to protect their communities and children.   

Obscenity Crimes:  Want to help put a stop to pornography? or report it to the authorities?   Family Safe Media:  A website that provides resources for protecting your family online  

Books
Recommended Authors (typically former addicts or counselors who specialize in addictions)

Patrick Carnes
Anything by Patrick Carnes is a good resource for recovery and understanding sex addiction
A few titles include:
Out of the Shadows: Understanding Sexual Addiction;
Facing the Shadow: Starting Sexual and Relationship Recovery;
A Gentle Path through the Twelve Principles: Living the Values Behind the Steps;


A portion of the above information and links were compiled from The Archdiocese of Denver website on pornography help:
http://www.archden.org/index.cfm/ID/6147/Pornography-Help/