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Resources for Other Addictions

Note: This list contains at least one possible resource for the four addictions/disorders listed. Most of the resources are for nonprofit or government sources. The one help-line which appears in multiple categories is for a for-profit private facility but the help-line service is free. There are a wealth of providers and facilities that offer in and out-patient services for these addictions/disorders that can easily be researched using google or other search engines on the internet. In choosing any provider or program it would be wise to discuss the selection with a person you trust.

1. Eating Disorders:
  • Visit Eating Disorders Anonymous (EDA) www.eatingdisordersanonymous.org for information and EDA meeting locations. EDA shares that their "primary purpose is to recover from our eating disorder and to carry this message of recovery to others with eating disorders", using the 12-step approach to focus on the solution, such as life choices, not the problem.
  • Visit Overeaters Anonymous (OA) www.overeatersanonymous.org for information and listing of OA meetings. OA is program of recovery from compulsive eating using the Twelve steps and Twelve Traditions that addresses the physical, emotional and spiritual well-being of individuals.
  • Visit Anorexics and Bulimics Anonymous (ABA) www.aba12steps.org. ABA is a fellowship of individuals whose primary purpose is to find and maintain recovery in our eating practices, and to help others gain recovery.
  • Call 24/7 hotline at Recovery Now - 800-993-3869 for information and referrals for eating disorders.
2. Gambling:
  • Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey - CCGNJ. Call the CCGNJ 24/7 helpline at 1-800-Gambler. Or visit web site at www.800gambler.org. Helpline can provide you Gamblers Anonymous meeting locations, and/or, a New Jersey State approved treatment provider in your area. National Hotline - 800-522-4700
  • Gamblers Anonymous (GA) - Visit web site at www.gamblersanonymous.org; email GA at isomain@gamblersanonymous.org. or, in NJ, call 855-2callGA. Obtain information about gambling addiction, finding help, talk to someone, locate GA meetings.
  • Call 24/7 hotline at Recovery Now - 800-993-3869 for information and referrals.
3. Gambling Online Resources:
4. Pornography:
  • Visit www.pornaddictsanonymous.org (PAA) or email them at info@pornaddictsanonymous.org for information, PAA meeting locations, and/or, to sign up for members only blog.
  • Call 24/7 hotline at Recovery Now - 800-993-3869 for information and referrals.
5. Smoking
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