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Addiction Resources

A. Tom Horvath, Ph.D., ABPP, Kaushik Misra, Ph.D., Amy K. Epner, Ph.D., and Galen Morgan Cooper, Ph.D.

1) Support Groups for Addiction Recovery(discussed in this article)

SMART Recovery (

Moderation Management (

Women for Sobriety (

LifeRing Secular Recovery (

Secular Organizations for Sobriety (

Alcoholics Anonymous (


2) Federal Websites for Individuals Seeking Recovery Information

National Institute on Drug Abuse

SAMHSA Treatment Locator

Rethinking Drinking


3) Recovery Workbooks

Sex, Drugs, Gambling & Chocolate: A Workbook for Overcoming Addictions
A. Thomas Horvath

Controlling Your Drinking
Miller & Munoz

7 Tools to Beat Addiction
Stanton Peele

SMART Recovery Handbook SMART Recovery


4) For Families

CRAFT (Community Reinforcement and Family Training)

Get Your Loved One Sober
Meyers & Wolfe

Addiction Proof Your Child
Stanton Peele


5) Significant Professional Addiction Works

Denning, P., & Little, J. (2011). Practicing harm reduction psychotherapy: An alternative approach to addictions. New York: Guilford.

Hester, R. K., & Miller, W. R. (Eds.). (2003). Handbook of alcoholism treatment approaches: Effective alternatives (3rd ed.). Boston: Allyn & Bacon.

Horvath, A. (2011). Alternative support groups. In P. Ruiz & E. Strain (Eds.), Substance abuse: A comprehensive textook (5th ed.) (pp. 533-542). Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer.

Institute of Medicine. (1990). Broadening the base of treatment for alcohol problems. Washington, DC: National Academy Press. Free pdf available:

Miller, W., Forcehimes, A., & Zweben, A. (2011). Treating addiction: A guide for professionals. New York: Guilford.


6) Additional science-based websites:

Practical Recovery

Substance Matters Blog

Maia Szalavitz